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Europe on 5 wrong turns a day : one man, eight countries, one vintage travel guide

by Mack, Doug.

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"When Doug Mack picked up a 1963 edition of Europe on Five Dollars a Day, he stumbled on an inspired idea: to boldly go where millions have gone before, relying only on the advice of a travel guide that's nearly a half century out-of-date. Add to the mix his mother's much-documented grand tour throu... Full description

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Summary: "When Doug Mack picked up a 1963 edition of Europe on Five Dollars a Day, he stumbled on an inspired idea: to boldly go where millions have gone before, relying only on the advice of a travel guide that's nearly a half century out-of-date. Add to the mix his mother's much-documented grand tour through Europe in the late 1960s, and the result is a funny and fascinating journey that is part time travel, part paean to Arthur Frommer's much-loved guide, and a celebration of the modern traveler's Grand (and not-So-Grand) Tour"--P. [4] of cover.
Physical Description: ix, 272 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
ISBN: 9780399537325
0399537325
Author Notes: Doug Mack has written for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, WorldHum.com, and other publications. He is based in Minneapolis with a digital home at www.douglasmack.net.
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