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"At nearly 500 pages with hundreds of historical and contemporary photos, the book reveals a tapestry-like portrait of the city so many of us call home."

"If you’ve ever wandered through the connected neighborhoods that are Washington and wondered who lives there now, and who’s gone before, the answers can be found in a new book, Washington at Home."

"A must-read for any resident with a love of local history and landmarks."

"A timeless resource for D.C. and history buffs alike."

"Smith and her impressive team of authors provide a most intriguing and wide-ranging historical picture of America’s capital city. With additional chapters and captivating pictures, this edition delivers a fascinating tour of Washington’s many communities and their development over the last two centuries. This grand and invigorating story gives the reader an exciting view and a thorough understanding of Washington, D.C., a unique city with a broad diversity of American people."

"Real people. Real neighborhoods. Kathryn Smith finally puts a real face onthe Americans who call the Nation's Capital home."

"Away from the somber-faced government buildings and tourist-crowded memorials, there’s another Washington—a lively, diverse collection of historic neighborhoods where thousands of people live and shop, worship and play in the shadow of world-famous iconic landmarks. Using words and pictures to bring this little-known city to vivid life, Kathy Smith’s engaging book is a goldmine of information—and surprises, too—for Washingtonians and visitors alike."

Washington at Home
An Illustrated History of Neighborhoods in the Nation's Capital
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$48.00
Publication Date: 31 May 2010
Status: Available
Usually ships 2-3 business days after receipt of order.
Trim Size: 8.5" x 10.5"
Page Count: 552 pages
Illustrations: 15 color illus., 293 halftones, 27 line drawings
ISBN: 9780801893537