The Appalachian Trail was proposed by Benton MacKaye in 1921. Over a quarter of the Georgia-to-Maine pathway passes through Virginia, going across some of the state’s best mountain scenery and affording access to small-town life. Now a component of the National Park Service, the trail was, and st...
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Diverse Virginia has always attracted visitors and residents alike with its mountains, beaches, and cities. In this book you’ll find 15 itineraries for inviting drives and day trips. Follow the Crooked Road, a music trail; hit all the points in the historic triangle; and wend your way along the B...
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In this sequel to her "New York Times" bestsellers "Under the Tuscan Sun" and "Bella Tuscany," the celebrated bard of Tuscany ("New York Times") lyrically chronicles her continuing, two decades-long love affair with the region's people, art, cuisine, and lifestyle.
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Many years have passed since architect Andrea Ponsi settled in Florence, and still he feels he does not fully comprehend this mysterious city. The way Florence eludes understanding, however, can be an opportunity—to keep seeking, to keep exploring. Ponsi’s Florence is endlessly suggestive.
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When New Yorker Richard Goodman takes off for the South of France for one sun-baked fantasy year living in a winemaking village, he begins what is ultimately a love affair with a garden.
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Richmond: A Historic Walking Tour guides readers through one of the earliest cities in the United States. The book offers stories about settlers and Native Americans, our Founding Fathers, and even famous celebrities such as Elvis Presley, who made a visit to the Jefferson Hotel.
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Deck and Herson deliver a wildly entertaining narrative based on their typo-hunting journey across America that tells the larger story not just of proper punctuation but of the power of language--and of taking a second look.
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This evocative and lavishly illustrated narrative--the companion volume to the 12-hour PBS series--delves into the history of the park idea, from the first sighting by white men in 1851 through to the most recent additions to a system that now encompasses nearly 400 sites and 84 million acres.
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With exclusive photography, detailed maps, and engaging text, Touring the Shenandoah Valley Backroads supplies thirteen tours within easy range of metropolitan centers like Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Richmond, and Norfolk.
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Spring is in the air and it’s time to set aside the hard core novels you curl up with under a blanket by the fire and move on to the lighter fare books fit to be stuffed in a canvas bag and taken with you wherever you go, indoors or outdoors. This spring has produced a bumper crop of fantastic books you won’t want to miss! View the April 28 edition of Margie's Memos for more.