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Description - 111 Places in Houston That You Must Not Miss by Dana DuTerroil

Space City. Bayou City. Hustletown. Clutch City. Crush City. What's the story behind all these nicknames? 111 Places is your guide to the hidden stories behind Houston's monikers, stereotypes, and statistics. As America's most diverse city, this book provides 111 different ways to explore Htown. 111 Places in Houston That You Must Not Miss is a readable tour of places representing the distinct personalities making up the population of the nation's fourth largest city. Traverse Houston's massive landscape of strip malls and interstates and you will find a city that not only embraces diversity, but transforms it into its own culture where Hindu temples take up office space, an enterprising Vietnamese jeweller supplies the hip hop scene with bling, and one man's mission to cover his house in beer cans is now a museum. Whether you're a native Houstonian or a newcomer, this book serves as both a good read and a resource for getting to know the city - one unique place at a time. AUTHORS: Dana DuTerroil is a writer, lawyer, roller derby retiree, and co-owner of Trip Chandler, a two-woman team who give tours of Houston to visitors and locals. A Gulf Coast denizen who grew up in Houston and loves exploring her own city, one strip mall at a time. Joni Fincham is a Houston transplant via Kansas, North Carolina, Scotland, and New Orleans. New mom to a native Texan and side-kick to Sophie the French Spaniel. She employs her MBA skills as co-owner of Trip Chandler, where she also writes about Houston and gives tours to visitors, new arrivals, and locals. SELLING POINTS: The ultimate insider's guide to Houston Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 250 titles and 1.5 million copies in print worldwide Appeals to both the local market (more than 2 million people call Houston home) and the tourist market (more than 22 million people visit Houston every year!) Fully illustrated with 111 full-page colour photographs

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783740808969
Format: Paperback / softback
(205mm x 135mm x 0mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Emons Verlag GmbH
Publisher: Emons Verlag GmbH
Publish Date: 11-Aug-2020
Country of Publication: Germany

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