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Our dumb world: the Onion's atlas of the planet Earth, 73rd edition [electronic resource] / the Onion.

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  • ISBN: 9781600240454 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1600240453 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Abridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Hachette Audio : 2007.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Various Readers.
Summary, etc.: In order to understand the news, a context of world geography and history is essential. That is why The Onion is publishing a world atlas: to help us. News that now makes no sense will now make sense. Thus begins a new age of enlightenment. OUR DUMB WORLD contains, among other things: News and historic facts from other nations; Historic timelines for countries; Rejected flag designs; The earth broken down and described, from its molten core to the outermost sphere, and the location of heaven; Demographic, economic and other -ic data about each country's people, industries, and habits. Every country will be categorized in a number of ways, including: Ethnic cleanliness; Level of Bono activity; Prop comedians per 1,000 live birds; Yearly income in wide-screen televisions; The Monkeys they got; Where it sees itself in five years; Color boxes for average skin color; Chart listing benefits of invading said country; Most annoying handicrafts. OUR DUMB WORLD is the first original Onion audiobook in eight years - a gut-busting send-up in which no nation escapes unscathed.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Atlases > Humor.

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