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Fugitives & Refugees

A Walk in Portland, Oregon
Palahniuk, Chuck (Book - 2003)
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The author takes readers on a walking tour of Portland, Oregon, revealing the city's quirky, cheap, and wild side as he visits unusual museums, offbeat annual festivals, scenes of ghostly hauntings, and strange local customs.
Authors: Palahniuk, Chuck
Title: Fugitives & refugees
a walk in Portland, Oregon
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, 2003
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 175 P. ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Chuck Palahniuk
Contents: Introduction: Unraveling the Fringe 13
Talk the Talk: A Portland Vocabulary Lesson 19
(A postcard from 1981) 26
Quests: Adventures to Hunt Down 29
(A postcard from 1985) 42
Chow: Eating Out 45
(A postcard from 1986) 53
Haunts: Where to Rub Elbows with the Dead 57
(A postcard from 1988) 76
Souvenirs: Where You Have to Shop 79
(A postcard from 1989) 81
Unholy Relics: The Strange Museums Not to Miss 84
(A postcard from 1991) 95
Getting Off: How to Knock Off a Piece in Portland 98
(A postcard from 1992) 115
Nature But Better: Gardens Not to Miss 116
(A postcard from 1995) 123
Getting Around: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles to Meet 126
(A postcard from 1996) 141
Animal Acts: When You're Sick of People-Watching 143
(A postcard from 1999) 158
The Shanghai Tunnels: Go Back in Time by Going Underground 160
(A postcard from 2000) 167
Photo Ops: Get Your Picture Snapped at These Landmarks 170
Preserving the fringe (a postcard from 2002) 173
Summary: The author takes readers on a walking tour of Portland, Oregon, revealing the city's quirky, cheap, and wild side as he visits unusual museums, offbeat annual festivals, scenes of ghostly hauntings, and strange local customs.
ISBN: 9781400047833
1400047838
Branch Call Number: 917.9549 P153f 2003
Subject Headings: Alternative lifestyles Oregon Portland Guidebooks Curiosities and wonders Oregon Portland Guidebooks Walking Oregon Portland Guidebooks Portland (Or.) Tours
Topical Term: Alternative lifestyles
Curiosities and wonders
Walking
Authors, American
LCCN: 2002154008
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Chuck Palahniuk takes you on a tour of his Portland. It's a adventurous journey of the past, present, and future of our unique city.


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