From the Back Cover
You know you're in kansas when:
. . . people set fires on purpose
. . . you know what vareniki, moos, and bohne beroggi are
. . . the post office has an outhouse instead of a bathroom
Kansas has its own view of the world. Look through that lens and learn 101 quintessential people, places, events, eats, and traditions that help form the personality of the Sunflower State.
You'll find out why some ranchers love the smell of burning grass, how to make a Mennonite delicacy from boiled dough and ham gravy, and which mail carriers visit the Priority Privy. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a born-and-bred native, this book will make you smile as you discover what it really means to be in Kansas.
About the Author
In addition to the very funny Girlfriend Getaways and Kansas Curiosities (both Globe Pequot), author Pam Grout has written ten books and has an award-winning travel column, "Now, Where Was I?" A stringer for People magazine, she has also been published by the Washington Post, Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, Scientific American Explorations, and many others.