American Diner Then and Now

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Oktober 2000



From the first diner in 1872 to the "rediscovery" of diners in the 1990s, Gutman's "American Diner Then and Now" covers the history, architecture, menus, and the appeal of this uniquely American creation. Includes a state-by-state directory of currently operating diners. 275 photos in color and b&w.


Contents: The Diner's Humble Beginnings T.H. Buckley, the "Original Lunch Wagon King" Wagons Abound The Big Three A Diner-A-Day The Story of a Diner: Casey's Diners on the Move "Ladies Invited." Or Were They? Diners Survive the Crash Little Diners The Golden Age of the Diner Homemade Diners A Place to Take the Kids The Story of a Diner: The Mayfair When Stainless Steel Lost Its Shine The Story of a Diner: Victoria Dining New Faces on Old Places Yes, There Are Still Diner Builders The Story of a Diner: The Lyndon The Diner Is Rediscovered A Directory of Dining Car Manufacturers Where the Diners Are


Richard J. S. Gutman, known as "The Dinerman," is regularly consulted by diner manufacturers, owners and restorers, museums, and curators of popular culture collections. He lives in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.


The next time you eat in a diner, thank Richard J. S. Gutman for the experience. Wall Street Journal Stuffed with facts and photos, including pictures of old menus, advertising and blueprints. Two directories in the back provide information on diner manufacturers and list, state by state, 1,400 operating diners. Chicago Tribune A great guide. Los Angeles Times Diners are quintessential Americana, and Mr. Gutman offers a comprehensive view from their humble beginning to their heyday, decline, and revival. Baltimore Sun The Bible, the Torah, and the Koran of diner lore, all in one handy volume. Hartford Courant A welcome revised and expanded edition of Richard Gutman's now classic American Diner. SCA Journal Beautifully illustrated, generously designed, and very well written. The Flying Lady
EAN: 9780801865367
ISBN: 0801865360
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 18 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2000
Seitenanzahl: 272 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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