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111 Places in Mobile That You Must Not Miss

111 Places in Mobile That You Must Not Miss

By (author) Robin Raven

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  • The ultimate insider's guide to Mobile for locals and experienced travellers
  • Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides 
  • Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 650 titles and 3.8 million copies in print worldwide  
  • Appeals to both the local market (more than 414,000 people call Mobile home) and the tourist market (more than 28 million people visit Alabama every year!)  
  • Fully illustrated with 111 full-page colour photographs
Full Description
111 Places In Mobile That You Must Not Miss is the ultimate insider’s guide to Mobile. It takes you on many fun adventures in the scenic port city. Although it is known for its Mardi Gras festivities, few realise that Mobile is the birthplace of Mardi Gras in the United States. In fact, the city was settled over a century before Alabama became a state, giving a longer recorded history than the state itself.

Delve into pure joy as you learn what exactly was the deal behind the infamous Crichton leprechaun that took the world by storm early this century. Can you recognise the artists who used oyster-shaped art to help Mobile thrive? Which connection did the city have to the Manson family? You may get a little creeped out as you learn about the arrest of a Manson family member in Mobile and visit artifacts on display in the police precinct.
About the Author
Robin Raven is a writer who has contributed to publications such as The Washington Post, BRIDES, Reader’s Digest, USA Today, Condé Nast Traveler, and many others. She is also an award-winning songwriter and the author of Santa’s First Vegan Christmas. She is working on her MFA and currently blogs at RobinRaven.com.
Specifications
Publisher
Emons Verlag
ISBN
9783740812393
Published
11th Oct 2021
Binding
Paperback / softback
Territory
World excluding Germany and Austria
Size
205 mm x 135 mm
Pages
240 Pages
Illustrations
111 color
Name of series
111 Places/Shops
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