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Asheville (Paperback)

Author: Greenberg, Sue

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Authors Sue Greenberg and Jan Kahn once again delve into Asheville''s rich past. This new companion to the acclaimed Asheville: Volume I resumes our look at this colorful city in the mountains. In its early days, Asheville quickly developed into a resort getaway for those seeking fresh air and high society during the late 1800s. This intriguing book continues our journey, this time taking us from the end of World War I to the 1960s. The over 200 rare postcards presented here show how Asheville emerged from a period of hard times brought on by a great flood and a country at war. Once World War I ended, a feeling of newfound freedom overtook Asheville''s citizens and the fast tempo of the earlier days soon resumed. Asheville once again became a destination for travelers--this time the automobile brought sightseers to the mountains and many new roadside motels and restaurants thrived.

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Publisher Arcadia Pub
Mfg Part# 9780738543994
SKU 203957950
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0738543993
Release Date 8/8/2011
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0126
Publisher Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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