Very Washington DC
A Celebration of the History and Culture of America's Capital City
Published by Algonquin Books
Gessler covers the city's most popular attractions but also heads off the beaten path to share hidden gems, like the quirky Albert Einstein Memorial and Eastern Market, where you can dine on bluebucks and browse for flea market finds. Also included are an index of sites and a useful appendix of addresses, Web sites, Metro stops, and phone numbers.
Very Washington DC is a picture-perfect guidebook—a one-of-a-kind memento for tourists and a cherished reminder of the city's riches for those who have always lived in America's hometown.
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Diana Hollingsworth GesslerMore about the author
“Diana Hollingsworth Gessler has forged a fascinating career out of illustrating and writing the text about fascinating American cities or states . . . Her work consists of handsome watercolors and oil paintings of prominent sites, and quirky descriptions of places, people and things.”—Akron Beacon Journal
“Illustrator and author Diana Gessler captures the magnetism of the Nation’s Capital through use of vivid watercolors and detailed sketches. . . Her writing style is simple and fresh. . . Very Washington, DC is just as stunning as the city.”-- Washington’s Finest