Philadelphia has a style unto itself, birthed from two of its founding fathers and well-known citizens, William Penn and Benjamin Franklin. This book takes a unique and entertaining approach, organizing an exploration of the city's style and traditions through various professions: law, commerce, science, art, film, music, sports, cuisine, and humor. Explore the story of Philadelphia by exploring its ties between people, places, and things past and present. The author's fresh approach provides an exciting new way to explore history that will be enjoyed by tourists and all who live and work in the Greater Philadelphia Area.
Joseph Glantz is consulting editor for the Wild River Review, an online magazine devoted to personal, regional, and world stories through literature and art. He practiced law in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and worked for AT&T in software development.