Wildsam Field Guides Philadelphia

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Wildsam Field Guides: Philadelphia explores the tough and tender “underdog” city best known as the birthplace of our nation, gathering travel intel, stories and recommendations from locals. Dive deep into City of Brotherly Love: Interviews with a poet, a cultural producer, a jazz director, a typewriter repairman, a historic interpreter and moreExpert picks for Italian food, public art, architecture, waterfront experiences and more; An illustrated map of Philadelphia’s hip-hop history; A beginner’s guide to the local lexicon; Historical musings on Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Frank Rizzo, sports teams, Rocky, jazz and more; Original essays from Feminista Jones, John Morrison and Sara Novic; Excerpted writings from W.E.B. Du Bois and Jane Jacobs; andEssential intel that opens up the city, from the Wildsam-curated record collection and reading list, to a deep-dive into neighborhood profiles and beloved businesses.
ISBN: 9781467199070
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wildsam
State: Pennsylvania
Series: Wildsam City Guides
Images: 200
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 4.2 (w) x 6.5 (h)
Taylor Bruce is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wildsam Field Guides. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men's Journal, Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure, among others. He took a full-time writer's post at Southern Living in 2007. After moving to New York and pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, Taylor launched Wildsam out of his 500-square foot apartment in 2012. The original Nashville guide caught the attention of national media and thoughtful travelers alike, and in 2015, National Geographic awarded Wildsam the "Traveler 50" award. Taylor lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Robin, and two sons, Booker and Truett.
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