WASHINGTON by Michael Frome

WASHINGTON

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A Modern Guide to the Nation's Capital is the helpful answer to the first visitor and full of useful suggestions for those returning. ""Everybody's city"" is toured through its history, its weather and seasonal happenings, and how to get where you want to go, before the individual sections are detailed. The Capitol, monuments and museums, the White House, executive offices, parks and sports, art and music, eating and sleeping places, night life, Georgetown, churches, round out the where and how to of sightseeing. There is a chapter on women and Washington; on guidance for visitors from overseas; on tours and activities for children arranged by age; on the present developments that do, and future projects that will, transform Washington. There are six planned tours of one, two, three and four days that go outside of Washington, and there is a final chapter with quotations from various authors on aspects of the city. A family headed here will be able to program their days for fullest enjoyment and even those who know the city well will discover unexplored areas.

Publisher: Doubleday