The Second Greatest Disappointment
Honeymooning and Tourism at Niagara FallsBook - 1999
A lively and wide-ranging work on the history of the North American honeymoon, and, of necessity, the tourist industry at Niagara Falls. Dubinsky charts the growth of Niagara Falls as a tourist destination from the 1850s to the 1960s and explains how it acquired its reputation as the "Honeymoon Capital of the World." Ultimately, the author asks: Of all the ways to promote a waterfall, why honeymoons?Winner of the 2000 Albert B. Corey prize from the Canadian Historical Association and the American Historical Association for the best book in Canadian-American history.
Publisher: Toronto : Between the Lines, 1999.
Branch Call Number: 971.339 Dub 3701 1
Characteristics: xii, 290 p. : ill.