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This is portland : the city you've heard you should like

Author: Alexander Barrett
Publisher: Chicago : Microcosm Pub., 2013.
Series: People's guide.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A firsthand look at one of the world's most livable cities, this fun take on the guidebook genre explores the atmosphere of Portland, Oregon, versus detailing its landmarks and restaurants. It both explains and embraces how beautiful and ridiculous Portland life can be, and includes essays on everything from the rain and bicycling to beards and tater tots. With its approachable and often hilarious tone, this book is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Guidebooks
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barrett, Alexander.
This is Portland : The City You've Heard You Should Like.
Chicago : Microcosm Publishing, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Barrett
ISBN: 9781621065203 1621065200 9781621064701 1621064700 9781621062387 1621062384 130601820X 9781306018203
OCLC Number: 827211556
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; the Rain; Nickname City; Bands; Food Carts; the Portland Drivers; Strip Clubs; Keep Portland Weird; SE v. NE; Tattoos; Tater Tots; The Most Optimistic Place in the World; the Snow; Bikes; Beer; Beards; the Sun; Fancy Junk Food; The Most Portland Thing I Have Ever Seen; Cars; the '99 Subaru Legacy a.k.a the Portland Escalade; Hawthorne v. Belmont; Chickens; 3 Movies; Bad Burritos; the Fish Hatchery; People From Where You're From; Coffee; the Swifts; References.
Series Title: People's guide.
Responsibility: Alexander Barrett.

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A firsthand look at one of the world's most livable cities, this fun take on the guidebook genre explores the atmosphere of Portland, Oregon, versus detailing its landmarks and restaurants. It both explains and embraces how beautiful and ridiculous Portland life can be, and includes essays on everything from the rain and bicycling to beards and tater tots. With its approachable and often hilarious tone, this book is perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about the city that is earning its way onto more and more top cities lists each year.

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