Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists (Paperback)

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    The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market?Throne Sitters?and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.
    Leave it to Uncle John to find a new way to make history fun and exciting! This quirky collection of lists is the latest volume in the Bathroom Reader’s best-selling history series. These 508 pages will breathe life into history’s most famous (and most unusual) stories. From the Stone Age to the Internet Age, some quick takes on must-know topics that will reveal the surprising connections among history’s greatest--and strangest--events. History buffs, trivia hounds, and readers looking for an educational snack will love this fun format. Here’s what you’ll find in this great book:
    * 2 famous pioneering trails
    * 3 one-armed men who lent a hand
    * 4 famous folks who literally died laughing
    * 5 horrifying medieval punishments
    * 6 photographic firsts
    * 7 hotel rooms where history was made
    * 8 disgusting secret ingredients
    * 9 famous trains
    * 10 places you can’t go
    * 11 disasters that changed the world
    * 12 fast food firsts
    And much, much more!


    ISBN 9781607101802
    Genre HUMOR / Form / Parodies
    Format Paperback
    Pages 508
    Publisher Date 2010-09-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Portable Pr
    Copyright Year 2010
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 1.5 lb
    Language English
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Bathroom Readers' Institute
    Country of Origin United States

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