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Washington, D.C. for Dummies free pdf Whether you want to pay homage to history, marvel at the seat of power, take in world-class museums and art galleries, or see the cherry trees in bloom, the nation's capital offers a wealth of wonderful choices for visitors. With information on the top sights plus some really interesting lesser-known attractions, this friendly guide gives you the scoop on: the shrines to freedom and the halls of government, including the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Library of Congress, the White House, the Capitol, and more- three great itineraries and three great day trips- and, moving sights such as the U.S.Holocaust Memorial Museum, Arlington National Cemetery, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.This title also gives you the scoop on: the after-dark scene, with options ranging from country, rock, and jazz clubs to world-class symphony, dance, opera, and theater- free shows, including the National Symphony's summer concerts, the Shakespeare Theatre's summer performances, concerts by the military bands, and performances at the Kennedy Center- hotel options ranging from power palaces to charming inns to welcoming B

About Tom Price

Tom Price has lived in and written about Washington, D.C., for more than two decades. As a journalist who focuses on government and politics, he knows the ins and outs of official Washington. As the parent of a college-age Washington native, he's discovered the best Washington places for kids of all ages. As a longtime D.C. resident, he's found fun and interesting Washington experiences for adults of all ages as well, having repeatedly explored the city with his family and visiting friends. From late 1982 through 1995, Tom was a correspondent in the Cox Newspapers Washington Bureau. Since then, he has been a freelance writer whose work has appeared in books, magazines, and newspapers and on Internet sites. With his wife, Susan Crites Price, Tom is coauthor of The Working Parents Help Book: Practical Advice for Dealing with the Day-to-Day Challenges of Kids and Careers, which won a Parents' Choice Award, was a Scholastic Book Club selection, and has been featured by "Today," "Oprah," and other broadcast and print media. His most recent book, written with former U.S. representative and ambassador Tony Hall, is Changing the Face of Hunger: One Man's Story of How Liberals, Conservatives, Democrats, Republicans and People of Faith Are Joining Forces to Help the Poor, the Hungry and the Oppressed. Tom also is author of Frommer's Irreverent Guide to Washington. Previously, Tom, a Pittsburgh native, reported for newspapers in Pennsylvania and Ohio.

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Author : Tom Price
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 18 May 2007
ISBN : 047012010X
EAN : 9780470120101
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 338 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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