Funny, Peculiar An Encyclopedia of Eccentric Acts, Bizarre Behaviour and Unusual Facts About the Famous and the Famously Strange

Innbundet / 2001 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9781853754609
Publisert
2001
Utgiver
Vendor
Prion Books Ltd
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
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Sider
320
Vekt
340 gr
Høyde
187 mm
Bredde
122 mm
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Funny, Peculiar An Encyclopedia of Eccentric Acts, Bizarre Behaviour and Unusual Facts About the Famous and the Famously Strange

Innbundet / 2001 / Engelsk
Did you know that if John Wayne was playing poker and a card was turned face up by accident, he made the person responsible stand up and circle the table three times? That Catherine the Great was so terrified of people finding out she had dandruff that she imprisoned her hairdresser in an iron cage? That Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States, invented the coathanger? That Elizabeth I passed a law taxing men with beards? That Arthur Conan Doyle believed he would be resurrected 10 days after his death at the Albert Hall and 10,000 people turn up to witness the event. It's all here and more. Over 700 curious facts and acts organized in thematic chapters.
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Did you know that Catherine the Great was so terrified of people finding out she had dandruff that she imprisoned her hairdresser in an iron cage? It's all here and more. Over 700 curious facts and acts organized in thematic chapters.
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Aubrey Malone is a full-time writer based in Dublin. He is author of many humorous volumes including The Cynic's Dictionary, Stranger Than Fiction and I Was A Fugitive From A Hollywood Trivia Factory which are also published by Prion.
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN13
9781853754609
Publisert
2001
Utgiver
Vendor
Prion Books Ltd
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Innbundet
Sider
320
Vekt
340 gr
Høyde
187 mm
Bredde
122 mm
Se alle