Publisher: Gibbs Smith, Layton, UT
Publication Date: 2012
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
Very slight wear along the edges. Bookseller Inventory # 106238
A celebration of the travel trailer?s unique place in twentieth-century America
Trailerama provides a visual wonderland filled with fascinating and diverse imagery that will surprise the average reader. From sheet music to greeting cards, postcards to Hollywood, the travel trailer figured prominently in twentieth-century American pop culture. It?s put on grand display in this kitschy celebration culled from the coffers of Trailer Travel?s Phil Noyes.
Phil Noyes has been a television and film producer in Los Angeles for two decades, and produced a PBS special on the history of the RV in America called Mobile America. He cowrote the Gibbs Smith book Trailer Travel and also writes a regular column for RV Magazine called ?Trailer Tribe.? He owns many vintage trailers, and his backyard could pass for a trailer park.
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Trailerama provides a colorful look into America?s love affair with life on the road. It?s a visual wonderland filled with fascinating and diverse imagery of the travel trailer. From sheet music to greeting cards, board games to the cover of The New Yorker, the travel trailer figured prominently in twentieth century American pop culture. It?s put on grand display in this kitschy celebration culled from the personal collection of author Phil Noyes and all his ?trailerite? buddies.
Phil Noyes has been a television and film producer in Los Angeles for two decades. He wrote and produced the PBS special Mobile America, which uncovered the history of the RV in America. He cowrote the Gibbs Smith book Trailer Travel and also writes a regular column for RV Magazine called ?Trailer Tribe.? His current vintage trailer fleet includes a 1948 Aljoa, a 1947 Westwood and a 1953 Star.
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