Compass American Guides


By John Gottberg; William H. Mullins (Photographer)
(Compass American Guides, Paperback, 9781400007417, 288pp.)

Publication Date: December 23, 2008

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"Fodor's. For Choice Travel Experiences.
The guide that has it all-spectacular photography, evocative prose, insider tips, and detailed color maps to help you make the most of your trip. Written by longtime Idaho residents, "Compass American Guides Idaho" provides in-depth coverage of the history, culture and character of one of America's most spectacular destinations Follow your Compass to "get" there.
-Experience the true Great Outdoors. Hit the slopes of the Sun Valley ski resort, cast a line at Hemingway's favorite fishing hole, and check out the otherworldly Craters of the Moon.
-Stunning images. Full-color photos capture Idaho's rugged beauty, from the jagged peaks of the Rocky Mountains to the rushing wilderness rivers. Fascinating archival images illuminate the state's vibrant history.
-Feel the past come to life. Learn about the brutal Nez Perce War and the pioneer treks along the Oregon Trail. Discover eerie ghost towns, go rafting on the River of No Return, and cheer at a rodeo.
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What the critics say about Compass American Guides:
"Lushly illustrated and intelligently written." --"National Geographic Traveler"
"The most literate and elegant series of guides ever written about North America." --"Jan Morris.

About the Author
Gottberg is former editor of the Insight Guides series

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