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Description - American Diner Then and Now by Richard J.S. Gutman

From the first diner in 1872 to the "rediscovery" of diners in the 1990s, this study covers the history, architecture, menus and appeal of this uniquely American creation. With both colour and black-and-white photographs, it is a revised and expanded edition of Gutman's "American Diner" of 1979. This edition includes a state-by-state directory, "Where the Diners Are", listing locations for currently operating diners.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801865367
ISBN-10: 0801865360
Format: Paperback
(191mm x 235mm x 16mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 13-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard J.S. Gutman

Richard J. S. Gutman, known as "The Dinerman," is regularly consulted by diner manufacturers, owners and restorers, museums, and curators of popular culture collections. He lives in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.