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Jane & Michael Stern"s encyclopedia of pop culture

an A to Z guide of who"s who and what"s what, from aerobics and bubble gum to Valley of the dolls and Moon Unit Zappa

by Jane Stern

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Published by HarperPerennial in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesJane and Michael Stern"s encyclopedia of pop culture.
      ContributionsStern, Michael, 1946-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.12 .S835 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 593 p. :
      Number of Pages593
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1743794M
      ISBN 10006055343X, 0060969725
      LC Control Number92052546

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Jane’s Diary consists of stories and memories from her time on the road with Michael. From crashing a $, Rolls Royce Ghost into a ditch in England to the utter failure that was the first ever “Roadfood Festival” read through the most shocking and memorable stories from Jane and Michael Stern’s time traveling and writing together.

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Pop culture mavens and authors of 15 books, including Elvis World (LJ 10/1/87) and Sixties People (LJ 1/90), the Sterns have assembled a directory of American "ersatz culture" that would make Roseanne Barr proud.

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I would say both of us. And I do have to footnote that by saying when we did a lot of our books that required a tremendous amount of research, like the Encyclopedia of Pop Culture, Way Out West— MICHAEL STERN. Bad Taste— JANE STERN —it was all precomputer. We actually hired folklorists at Bowling Green State University to do research for us.

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Harvard scholar to reassess public-nonprofit sector relations.These two wonderful people seem to have driven every backroad in America in search of the best classic American food and regional favorites. They have written books with such creative titles as Eat Your Way Across the USA, and even a great autobiography called Two for the Road: Our Love Affair with American their ultimate contribution to society is the current edition of Roadfood: The.