This Is Portland: The City You've Heard You Should Like: The City You've Heard You Should Like (Travel) (Paperback)
Captures the emotional experience of Portland, OR A first-hand look at a city that people can't seem to stop talking about. It's a guidebook of sorts, but not to restaurants and sightseeing. Instead, Alexander Barrett is your friendly guide to the quirky characters and atmosphere of Portland, Oregon, and how fun, beautiful, and ridiculous it can be. With its approachable, often hilarious tone, this book is perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about bikes, beards, beers, rain, and everything else important about the city you've heard you should like. The expanded second edition of this popular book is sure to delight.
Alexander Barrett is a creative for Google living in San Francisco. From 2010 to 2011, he lived in Portland, Oregon. He would have loved to stay, but he had to find a job. Please forgive him. He spends his time writing, drawing, and putting funny things on the internet. Check out his website at AlexanderBarrett.com. Andrew Dickson is a Portland expert who was previously the creative director at Wyden and Kennedy.