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From the folks at Overlook who brought you The Weekend Book, now an all-American companion

Three years ago, Overlook debuted The Weekend Book, an enchanting treasury of off-hours activities from the England of yesteryear. An enormous success, now this famous publishing tradition moves west to America, with The Great American Weekend Book, A delightful book for week-enders young or old, guest or host, married or single, discreet or adventurous, The Great American Weekend Book is an invaluable book for readers of all ages, containing a wealth of advice from what to eat on country jaunts and tips on bird-spotting, to suggestions for games to play and instructions for how to build a blow-gun. From odd rules of old, forgotten games to the quirky philosophies of American outdoorsmanship, The Great American Weekend Book looks back at our country's proud recreational history and emerges with this wonderful gem. Entertaining, informative, always charming, elegantly presented, and sometimes just plain weird, no one should embark on a weekend without The Great American Weekend Book,

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The authors of the successful "The Weekend Book" presents this all-American companion. From odd rules of old to the quirky philosophies of American outdoorsmanship, this work looks back at the country's proud recreational history.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590202272
Author:
Diamond, Maura
Publisher:
Overlook Press
Author:
Editors, Of The Nonesuch Press
Author:
Nonesuch Press
Author:
Editors of the Nonesuch Press
Subject:
Handbooks & Manuals
Subject:
Curiosities & Wonders
Subject:
Personal & Practical Guides
Subject:
Americana
Subject:
Reference - General
Edition Description:
B-Hardcover
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
7.56x4.84x1.19 in. .93 lbs.
Age Level:
18-17

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