Insiders' Guide to Memphis

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Globe Pequot Press, Sep 1, 2002 - Travel - 320 pages
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Written by local authors with years of experience writing about their community, the Insiders' Guides "RM" provide newcomers, visitors, and business travelers with a native's perspective of the area. Each guide details hotels, restaurants, annual events, attractions, nightlife, parks and recreation, real estate and much more. Covering more than 60 cities and areas nationwide, the Insiders' Guides "RM" offer the best local insights on travel and relocation.

Features include:
-- Light, easy-to-use 6" x 9" size
-- Easy-to-read typeface
-- Large photographs and maps
-- Updated interior graphics
-- Thumb tabs for quick reference to specific chapters
-- More at-a-glance information in every title
-- Expanded, comprehensive indexes
-- Easy-to-use geographic organization in regional books

Not just Elvis! While Graceland may be one of every visitor's first stops, readers will find everything necessary to fully experience Memphis' history and culture -- from the Civil War to Civil Rights, and Beale Street, barbecue, and the first self-service supermarket. Daytrips, dining, and accommodations are included.

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Contents

Getting Here Getting Around
14
African American Heritage
33
Restaurants
60
Memphis Music
90
Nightlife
104
Attractions
119
The Arts
142
Shopping
155
Parks and Recreation
182
Spectator Sports
208
Casinos
226
Neighborhoods and Real Estate
244
Education
267
Retirement
280
Index
297
Copyright

Kidstuff
169

About the author (2002)

Freelance writer Nicky Robertshaw contributes regularly to Memphis Magazine, Memphis Business Journal, Hotel && Motel Management, </i> and USA Today. She resides in Memphis.

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