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The Ahwahnee - Yosemite's Grand Hotelby Keith S. Walklet
Synopses & Reviews
This beautifully produced book tells the story of the conception, construction, and occupation of the Ahwahnee, one of the finest lodges in the national park system. Meticulously researched and illustrated with over one hundred photographs, the volume includes images of the majestic hotel, details of its unforgettable design, and juicy tales about its many celebrity guests, including Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, John F. Kennedy, and movie stars like Mel Gibson and Brad Pitt.
Book News Annotation:
This slim, slightly oversize (9.25x12.5") volume presents the story of the building, decoration, and history of one of the Park Service's grandest hotels. In addition to the inviting photos of the rooms, decorations, and surroundings of the present hotel, a number of historic photos are also included.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
A beautifully crafted book that tells the story on Yosmeite National Park's majestic Ahwahnee Hotel, from conception, construction, and occupation. Meticulously researched and enhanced with historic photographs and over 70 new color images by the author.
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