Indiana Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities, and Other Offbeat Stuff (Curiosities Series)

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9780762723515: Indiana Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities, and Other Offbeat Stuff (Curiosities Series)

"For the most part, the stuff in this book will not be advertised on billboards to draw you off the highway exits. This is a book for people who like the quirky, the offbeat, and the unusual. If you have absolutely no interest in how to astro-turf your car or where to find the John Wayne Museum, or a good frog race, you might want to buy one of those other books. . ." From the Introduction.

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Indiana Curiosities is your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things Indiana has to offer. Humor columnist and television reporter Dick Wolfsie has combed Indiana for one-of-a-kind gems that make his home state truly unique.
You'll meet a man who collects mousetraps, a woman with a front-yard rosary made of bowling balls, a guy with two million corks in his basement, and the master of ceremonies for the Celebrity Duct Tape Contest.
You'll tour a cookie cutter museum, a windmill museum, an RV museum, and the oldest continually operating hardware store in Indiana, which might as well be a museum.
And where else but in Indiana would you find the world's largest high school gymnasium?
Whether you were born and raised in Indiana or are a recent transplant, Wolfsie's home-grown humor will have you laughing out loud as he introduces you to the neighbors you never know you had and takes you to the places you never knew existed - right in your own back yard.

About the Author:

Dick Wolfsie books, produces, and hosts daily live segments for the Channel 8 morning news at WISH-TV (CBS), in his hometown of Indianapolis--usually with his dog, Barney. In all, he has created some 3,200 shows featuring offbeat goings-on around town and around the state. Dick's syndicated humor column compilations, Life in a Nutshell, and his recent Dick Wolfsie's New Book are local best sellers. This active author has also hosted shows on radio, cable, and network television.

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