Jan Friedman''s Eccentric America proved that the most unlikely events and landmarks could become tourist attractions. This new title is dedicated to the sheer lunacy of California and its citizens, covering the biggest, the best, the wackiest and weirdest of the state''s people and places. From art-car and golf-cart parades to the Valentine''s Day Sex Tour at the San Francisco Zoo; from a festival that moons Amtrak to a town with its own language; from obsessed collectors of Pez, yo-yos, and bananas to kitschy theme motels and a man who built a three-story mountain out of hay, adobe, and old paint. Eccentric California takes an in-depth look at one very peculiar place. This guide features:This little museum tries mightily to make a compelling case for the existence of the big ape, aka Sasquatch, with ... The Hand Fan Museum is the only museum in the country dedicated just to hand fans, the kind you wave in your face on a hotanbsp;...
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