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USA 101: A Guide to America's Iconic Places, Events, and Festivals

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352 pages10 hours

Summary

USA 101 stitches together a crazy quilt of iconic places, events, fairs, and festivals that celebrates our country in all its quirky diversity.
Here are fivescore and one indelibly American destinations, from the Statue of Liberty to the Golden Gate Bridge, from Graceland to Disneyland; perennial sporting rituals like the Army-Navy football game, the Indy 500, the Soap Box Derby, and the Little League World Series; plus dozens more favorite institutions old and new, from Native American powwows to the Miss America Pageant and monster truck rallies. This guide features entertaining descriptive narratives—concise, lively sketches that capture each selection’s history and special appeal—as well as detailed practical advice and essential information for visiting.

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