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Oct 11, 2012
| ISBN 9781101601334
Oct 11, 2012 | ISBN 9781101601334
Part "Weird U.S." and part "Roadside America," GROSS AMERICA offers families a road trip through the USA that would delight the King of Bad Taste John Waters and the unflappable guys on MTV’s "Jackass."
Sure, you could use your vacation days to take the family to the beach again. Or, you could plan a trip to see brains in jars, frozen dead guys, and visit a factory that makes candy-coated insects. You can:
Gross America is a coast-to-coast catalog of the most grandly gross science experiments, beautifully bizarre art, and delightfully disgusting historical sites that America has to offer. Part travel atlas, part trivia guide, Gross America presents these United States as you’ve never seen them before—weird, wonderful, strange, and totally, utterly gross.
RICHARD FAULK is a freelance writer and editor. Formerly an associate editor at Scholastic, Inc., and onetime time-travel columnist, he has also written about Vikings for Australian tweens, reported on academic conferences for Columbia University, and celebrated the films of… More about Richard Faulk
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