Dreamed up by our friend Taylor Bruce, Wildsam is a series of American field guides, small books with a lot of soul, packed with local lore, interviews, a cultural almanac, vignetted memoirs, a best-of list, hand-drawn maps, and much more.
Part almanac, part urban lore, part best-of, part memoir, the first Wildsam Field Guide focuses on Nashville, Tennessee. From illustrated maps of comfort food and music stops, to stories from Rosanne Cash, Tony Earley, Senator Bill Frist and even yours truly, Wildsam digs deep to find the taproots of the Music City.
Inside you'll find a never-published note scribbled by Johnny Cash; the story of Jesse James living on Fatherland Street; a taxonomy of songbirds; the lifespan of the Ryman; Mayo’s fried pies; contents of a Civil War knapsack; a historic look at the Billboard Hot 100; poisonous snakes; debutantes; handmade neckties and Arnold's Country Kitchen; the world's smallest art gallery and Jack White's rolling record store.
4 x 6.5”
45 original illustrations
Tri-fold city map
100 lb cover stock
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