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Book It, OKC!

Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 12:00:00 am

Since we’re on the topic of interesting facts about this city we call home, what better time to talk about the great books that are about OKC. There’s a ton of information out there, and we’re lucky to have a number of key experts whose fascination with this city ranks right up there (or maybe even just a smidge above) our own. If you’re looking to find out even more great information on Oklahoma City, its past, present and future, here are a few bound (as in book) suggestions. P.S. Time to get out that library card – the books noted with an * below are available for check-out through the Metropolitan Library System.

Another Hot Oklahoma Night: A Rock and Roll Story*– Discover the role Oklahoma and Oklahomans played in a variety of music styles                                                              
Bricktown* – The history of one of Oklahoma City’s districts
For All Good Sports* – A history of the Oklahoma City All Sports Association
OKC Second Time Around*– A look at the history of downtown Oklahoma City from 1956 to 2006
Oklahoma City Impressions– A book filled with photography and informative captions all about OKC
Operation Scissortail* – A history of the building of the Devon Energy Center and the Project 180 makeover of downtown

Have a favorite book about Oklahoma City? Let us know what it is so we can share it!

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