Whether youare a born-and-raised New Jerseyan, a recent transplant, or just passing through, New Jersey Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as Peter Genovese takes you on a rollicking tour of the strangest sides of theGarden State. Learn the proper way to cook a garbage can turkey, get the skinny on the real birthplace of baseball, and hear the story of Waving Willie, New Jerseyas friendliestroadside character. Meet the undisputed Weenie Queen of Garfield; a Hickory Dickory Dock clockacovering car artist; and a gas station-turned-restaurant-owning undertaker. Feel the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat at the New Jersey Cockroach Derby, and relive the OK Corral shoot-out and shoot cap guns at bad guys in Wild West City.Quickest way to determine if someonea#39;s from New Jersey: See how they negotiate a traffic circle, the Garden Statea#39;s peculiar gift to motoring mayhem. ... a Common sense and caution must prevail at all times, a reads the state drivera#39;s manual.
|Title||:||New Jersey Curiosities|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2011-08-02|