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Route 66 Adventure Handbook

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The Route 66 Adventure Handbook is the essential key to unlock the best of what Route 66 has to offer—colorful history, one-of-a-kind attractions, the thrill of the open road—and then some. By far the most complete tour available of today's Route 66.

Route 66 Adventure Handbook, 4th Edition
Author:  Drew Knowles
Travel / Modern Culture
ISBN 978-1-59580-059-6
Trade Paperback, 432 pages, 6.0 x 9.0 in
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Painstakingly researched, the Route 66 Adventure Handbook is essential to any Mother Road-erís tool kit. It includes:

Easily the most useful guide to Route 66 ever published, the Adventure Handbook will provide inspiration and excitement for even the most seasoned Mother Road travelers.


"I thought I knew just about everything there was to know about Route 66 and then along comes Drew Knowles and his Route 66 Adventure Handbook. If you want to tap into a wealth of useful and fascinating Route 66 knowledge then you need to buy this book. The good news is Drew has made it as delicious as a blue plate special. Don't be caught without a copy in your glove box. This book is essential for every bonafide Road Warrior."
   ~ Michael Wallis, author of Route 66: The Mother Road


"Drew . . . has written an uncommonly detailed and helpful handbook to guide drivers exploring unmarked stretches of fabled U.S. Highway 66. . . . It definitely belongs in the library of every Route 66 fan. It also belongs in the glove box when armchair travelers take to the road."
   ~ Mary Kate Tripp, book editor, Amarillo Globe-News


"Drew Knowles has written a Route 66 travel guide for those with a sense of adventure. He makes the reader want to be a detective. The commentary about sights to see along the way is particularly helpful."
   ~ Tom Teague, Executive Director, Illinois State Historical Society


"Drew Knowles has crafted a much-needed addition to the literature of the Mother Road. In the Route 66 Adventure Handbook, he takes us on a complete tour of lesser-known but fascinating icons and attractions, from one end of the great highway to the other. Add to the mix a strong flavor of historical facts and anecdotes, and it becomes a book no 66er should be without."
   ~ Jim Ross, author of Oklahoma Route 66



A concise bibliography is available here. The Route 66 Adventure Handbook is actually a product of many years of research, interviews, and personal experience, combined with the outstanding reading list elaborated here.


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