The National Parks: Our American Landscape
Author: Ian Shiv
For over 85 years The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) has worked to safeguard and maintain the more than 58 federally protected national parks, as well as many of the more than 400 locations supervised by the National Park Service. With more than 340,000 members and 24 regional offices nationwide the NPCA represents the strength of national conservation action, with everyone working to “protect and enhance America’s National Park System for present and future generations.”
Rick Steves' Italian Phrase Book and Dictionary
Author: Rick Steves
Buon giorno! From ordering calamari in Venice to making new friends in Tuscan hill towns, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spelling; an English-Italian and Italian-English dictionary; the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice as you wait in line at the Sistine Chapel. Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' Italian Phrase Book and Dictionary is an essential item for any traveler's zainetto.