More Travels into Haunted Landscapes, Ghost Towns, and Forgotten Lives
By (author) Randy McNutt
Normal Price: $32.26
Your Price: $29.03 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.23! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.45 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Lost Ohio by Randy McNutt
Book DescriptionTake a leisurely tour across the Buckeye State with author, Randy McNutt to a massive swamp that swallowed pioneers' wagons, a haunted prison, a faded German utopia, a town where they still chase horse thieves, a marriage mecca, a village where Buster the dog voted Republican, and a myriad of abandoned "ghost towns" and small cities. In "Lost Ohio", McNutt, who has devoted his career to uncovering forgotten Ohio and its spirited inhabitants, continues his travels around the state in an attempt to discover vanishing traces of our lives - celebrations, motels, road art, drive-in theaters, traditions, inventions, folk tales, battlefields, and forts. His journeys rediscover missing pieces of our past that reflect a state of mind as well as a collection of landscapes. McNutt's vanishing Ohio is a place where rural America converges with small cities and fading history and disappearing culture, lost to burgeoning technology, global economy, technological immediacy, and time. He visits Fizzleville, Sodaville, and Footville; the hollow, metal globe that is the final resting place of Captain John C. Symmes, who theorized that the earth was hollow and access to the core was through the polar caps; the Mansfield Reformatory, Ohio's largest and toughest haunted house; Waynesville, home of the Ohio Sauerkraut Festival; and Harry Dearwester, the "carny" who guesses peoples' weight with 90 percent accuracy. This serious but offbeat journey around Ohio will appeal to those interested in heritage tourism, Americana, Ohio history and lore, and back roads and small-town life.
Buy Lost Ohio book by Randy McNutt from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780873388726
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Kent State University Press
Publisher: Kent State University Press
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Randy McNutt
View all books by Randy McNutt
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Lost Ohio book by Randy McNutt and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Randy McNutt
Randy McNutt is a freelance writer and editor in Ohio. He has written for numerous newspapers and magazines in Ohio and throughout the U.S. His books include Hamilton (2005), Too Hot to Handle: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Recording of the 20th Century (2003), and Guitar Towns: A Journey to the Crossroads of Rock 'n' Roll (2002).
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.