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The American Motel Hardcover – 31 Jul 2000


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Product details

  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Motorbooks International (31 July 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0760301018
  • ISBN-13: 978-0760301012
  • Product Dimensions: 25.4 x 1.9 x 25.4 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,223,060 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A motel enthusiast writes a glowing cultural history of America's romance with the motel, accompanied by color and b&w photographs of the most ambitious, quirkiest, and kitchiest architectural trends, neon signs, and amenities designed to draw roadside travelers. Of special interest are the many contemporary shots of now-abandoned, crumbling roadsi


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