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Washington schlepped here : walking in the nation's capital

Author: Christopher Buckley
Publisher: New York : Crown Journeys, ©2003.
Series: Crown Journeys series.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this book, former White House staffer Buckley takes us for several walks around the town and shares with us a bit of his "other" Washington. They include "Dante's Paradiso" (Union Station); the "Zero Milestone of American democracy" (the U.S. Capitol); the "Almost Pink House" (the White House); and many other historical (and often hysterical) journeys. Buckley is the sort of guide who pries loose the clichés  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Tours
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Buckley
ISBN: 1400046874 9781400046874
OCLC Number: 50773298
Description: 159 p. : map ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Crown Journeys series.
Responsibility: Christopher Buckley.
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In this book, former White House staffer Buckley takes us for several walks around the town and shares with us a bit of his "other" Washington. They include "Dante's Paradiso" (Union Station); the "Zero Milestone of American democracy" (the U.S. Capitol); the "Almost Pink House" (the White House); and many other historical (and often hysterical) journeys. Buckley is the sort of guide who pries loose the clichés that cling to a place as mythic as D.C. Insightful and practical, this book shows us that even a city whose chief industry is government bureaucracy is a lot funnier and more surprising than its media-ready image might let on.--From publisher description.

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