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Celebrating 50 Years: The Eisenhower Interstate Highway System - History of the Interstate Road and Transportation Infrastructure, Impact on American Culture, Ways to Reduce Congestion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Highway & Traffic
In 1956, after much planning and compromise, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal Aid Highway Act, creating the interstate highway system, a project which transformed America forever.
America's Highways: History from 1776 to Modern Times: Early Turnpike Era, Roads, Canals, Motor Age, Scientific Roadbuilding, Federal Aid, National Defense, Interstate System, Bridges, Construction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 328,870. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Highway & Traffic, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
This book has been written for a widely diversified audience—those interested in the general history of our Nation's highways and those whose interest might be more narrowly confined to matters relating to the technical aspects of highway transportation.
Traveling Missouri's Highways
You set the price! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This book will take readers on a trip through the State of Missouri on its lesser traveled highways. If you travel these highways, you will get a true picture of what Missouri has to offer the traveler.
Shepherd Creed
Price: Free! Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A story that spans several decades and follows the life of a man in charge of designing state roads whose own life adjusts less smoothly to the pace of cultural and technological change. Humor, pathos. A novella - 27K words.
High Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A true account of three rockers having a high time on the road. The High Life, a rock trio, tours the rough and tough northern mining and logging towns in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. But what do the boys do when the gigs run out? When they have no work, no home, no bath, and no bed?
Elysian Fields
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 128,740. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Urban
ELYSIAN FIELDS is a novel about two young, nomadic people falling in love and traveling across country together, trying to sustain a relationship despite destructive tendencies.
Transient Ways
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
TRANSIENT WAYS is a collection of short stories, journal entries, and poetry by Jessica Erica Hahn. It was originally published as a a small, pocket-sized book by Passing Through Publications in 1996. One story, "In the Valley of the Ultravixens," won a literary prize in the Crothers Fiction Contest at UC Berkeley in the late 1990s.