Unauthorized America: A Travel Guide to the Places the Chamber of Commerce Won't Tell You About
Unauthorized America A Travel Guide to the Places the Chamber of Commerce Won't Tell You About Author:Vince Staten Once upon a time, vacation meant packing the kids in the car and visiting a national monument or driving by the site of some historic battle. But the modern tourist family isn't as interested in Old Geezer Geyser or Musty Monument. For the modern tourist a historic battle site is where Sean Penn decked a photographer. And a national park is ... more »where JFK parked and made out with Marilyn Monroe. Now comes a travel guide for students of modern history, tourists who are more interested in the site where Jimmy Swaggart fell from grace than where he was born again.
Unauthorized America is a hilarious travel book, a guide to the places people really want to see -- Elvis's drugstore, JFK's love nest, Charles Manson's boyhood home. It's a humorous ride on America's seamier side. « less
From the location of the birthplace of Geraldo Rivera to the location of the only duct tape manufacturer who gives tours to where the Little Rascals' dog "Petey" (aka Jiggs) was buried to where Elvis' drugstore was... how can't you love it?!