All Facts Considered: The Essential Library of Inessential Knowledge (Hardcover)

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For the bestselling miscellany market, an NPR librarian's compendium of fascinating facts on history, science, and the arts

How much water do the Great Lakes contain? Who were the first and last men killed in the Civil War? How long is a New York minute? What are the lost plays of Shakespeare? What building did Elvis leave last? Get the answers to these and countless other vexing questions in a All Facts Considered. Guaranteed to enlighten even the most seasoned trivia buff, this treasure trove of ""who knew?"" factoids spans a wide range of intriguing subjects.

  • Written by noted NPR librarian Kee Malesky, whom Scott Simon has called the ""source of all human knowledge""
  • Answers questions on history, natural history, science, religion, language, and the arts
  • Packed with valuable nuggets of information, from the useful to the downright bizarre

The perfect gift for every inquiring mind that wants to know, All Facts Considered will put you at the center of the conversation as you show off your essential store of inessential yet irresistible knowledge.



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Product Details
ISBN: 9780470559659
ISBN-10: 0470559659
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: October 2010
Pages: 277
Language: English

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