A comprehensive 320-page guide to Washington, D.C. for the Gay & Lesbian Traveler. Details on sightseeing, including four walking tours, best values in hotels, guesthouses & restaurants. Ins & outs of using Washington's public transit, an insider's guide to shopping & complete reviews of Washington's Gay & Lesbian nightspots. Written by Joseph Downton, a Washington resident for over 10 years, he writes with a sense of humor while providing an incredible amount of practical information as well as incorporating the Gay history & culture of Washington in the book. Detour Publications is a Gay publishing house specializing in quality Gay & Lesbian travel guides to cities throughout the world. Available through Inland Book Company, 140 Commerce St., East Haven, CT 06512, (203) 467-4257 & Bookpeople, 7900 Edgewater Dr., Oakland, CA 94621, (510) 632-4700. Price: $12.95.Downton, Joseph is the author of 'Washington, D. C.: An Alternative Guide - Joseph Downton - Hardcover' with ISBN 9780963598301 and ISBN 0963598309.