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TASCHEN Books: The Hotel Book. Great Escapes North America
TASCHEN Books: The Hotel Book. Great Escapes North America
TASCHEN Books: The Hotel Book. Great Escapes North America
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TASCHEN Books: The Hotel Book. Great Escapes North America. From the redwood forests to the gulf stream waters, this land was made to explore. From the most intriguing to the exceptionally luxurious accommodations in North America. Hardcover. 9.4 x 11.9 in. 400 pages.

Following up on our Great Escapes Asia, Europe, Africa, and South America titles is this volume concentrating on the most extraordinary and tempting Canadian and American hotels. Ranging from funky and inexpensive to luxuriously elegant and wildly pricey, these hotels, inns, guesthouses, bungalows, ranches, lodges, resorts and even wigwams and treehouses will surely seduce you.

Highlights include:

blast from the past: mid-century shiny metal trailers with period interiors in Arizona

shrine to 60s and 70s kitch: a California inn where Liberace would have felt right at home

shabby-chic bungalows on Highway 1 in Big Sur, California

supercool hot springs resort near Los Angeles

elegant auberge in Napa Valley where you can stay during your wine tasting tour

cedar cabins and classic raised safari tents in California's El Capitan Canyon

historic ranch nestled in a Death Valley oasis

rustic ski resort in Sundance

your own luxurious bungalow on a tiny island in the Florida Keys

a gorgeous lodge in Hawaii

sleek, minimalist "boutique hotel" in New Orleans's French Quarter

regal Italianate villa in rural Massachusetts

deluxe wigwams in Arizona's Navajo County

lakefront sanctuary in New York’s Adirondack Mountains

historic 1930s hotel in Texas where James Dean once stayed

cabin treehouse 50 feet above the ground in Washington’s Mount Rainer

exquisitely-restored country house inn in Connecticut

Frank Lloyd Wright house on a wooded bluff overlooking Mirror Lake, Wisconsin

About the editor: Angelika Taschen studied art history and German literature in Heidelberg, gaining her doctorate in 1986. Working for TASCHEN since 1987, she has published numerous titles on architecture, photography, design, contemporary art, interiors, and travel.

About the photographer: Don Freeman is a New York-based photographer whose work appears regularly in Vogue, The World of Interiors, AD France and Architektur & Wohnen. Recently, he photographed Ted Muehling`s collaborations with Nymphenburg porcelain and Stuben glass. His work appears in galleries in the United States and in the collections of the Victoria Albert Museum in London, the Getty Museum in Los Angeles and others.

About the author: Daisann McLane writes for National Geographic Traveler Magazine, The New York Times, New York Times Magazine and International Herald Tribune. She is the author of TASCHEN's Cheap Hotels and lives in New York City and Hong Kong. (