"As with the best travel writing, a visitor has held up a mirror to a place I love and shown it to us more clearly than we see it ourselves." - Linda M. Hasselstrom
"Alan Wilkinson has completely captured not only the feel of the land and its people, but his readers as well who are forever in his debt." - Don Green, Orlando, Florida
"Wilkinson achieves his major goal: he catches "the spirit of place"--and delivers it delightfully."
- Richard W. (Dick) Etulain
"It's refreshing to get a European perspective on this corner of America so generally ignored." - Poe Ballantine