Synopses & Reviews
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,
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.