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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into History (Paperback)

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    Whether youíre a history buff, or you just like reading great stories, youíll see the past in a whole new light after reading Uncle Johnís Bathroom Reader Plunges into History. Uncle John uncovers the truth behind some of historyís mos......more

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Whether youíre a history buff, or you just like reading great stories, youíll see the past in a whole new light after reading Uncle Johnís Bathroom Reader Plunges into History. Uncle John uncovers the truth behind some of historyís most persistent myths, flushes out information you were never taught in school, and gives history fans something they can really digest. Since 1987, the Bathroom Readersí Institute has led the movement to stand up for those who sit down and read in the bathroom (and everywhere else for that matter). With more than 12 million books in print, the Uncle Johnís Bathroom Reader series is the longest-running, most popular series of its kind in the world.
Where else could you learn about the 10 most forgotten people in history, mistakes that led to great discoveries, and how a fish had a hand (er, fin) in beating Napoleon? Uncle John rules the world of information and humor, so get ready to be thoroughly entertained. Read all aboutÖ
* The short history of underwear
* Odd deaths of famous figures
* Abe Lincoln, fashion icon
* The real Lady Godiva
* Royal inbreeds and promiscuous popes
* The true story of Braveheart
* And much more!

The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a dedicated group of knowledge hounds. Led for 25 years by the incomparable Uncle John, the BRI has perfected the art of searching the world for obscure, surprising, and often hilarious reading material -- and dispensing it in an easily-digestible format for readers of all ages. With dozens of titles and more than 11 million books sold, the BRI has become the world's bestselling bathroom-reading series. (And it's not just for people who like to read on the throne; these books are great ANYWHERE you put them!)

Author:
Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society
Audience:
General/trade
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
490
Language:
English
Publisher:
Portable Pr
Publish Date:
09/01/2001
Copyright Year:
2001
ISBN:
9781571456977
Height:
8.25 in
Wdth:
5.25 in
Thickness:
1.25 in
Unit weight:
1.4 lb
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  • Funny

    This book is very funny. I have always enjoyed the Uncle John's Readers. This book keeps the tradition going, silly little tidbits of useless, but enjoyable knowledge.

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
  • Addiction Beyond The Loo!

    My husband's favorite Xmas gift. Being a historian, he couldn't put it down. He follows me around the house reading me tidbits of historical info. I must admit, I have really taken an interest in history since this book. Pleased, satisfied and grateful, "lifeisthestage

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes

    lifeisthestage from Port ST. Lucie, Florida, Jan 14, 2008

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  • Very good

    I bought this book for my boyfriend. He really likes history and learning about it. He said it was really good and that he really enjoyed it. I would recommend it to anyone who likes history or just wants to learn some interesting things.

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
  • Very good book. Very informative and funny. Uncle John has a way of informing while at the same time making you laugh!! I would recommend it to anyone.

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes

    Anonymous from Dallas, GA USA, Jan 30, 2006

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