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Ultimate book of trivia : the essential collection of over 1,000 curious facts to impress your friends and expand your mind / by Scott McNeely ; illustrations by Arthur Mount.

McNeely, Scott. (Author). Mount, Arthur. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 031.02 MCNE (Text) 39231033191400 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781452136615
  • ISBN: 1452136610
  • Physical Description: 350 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2015]

Content descriptions

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Introduction: A Brief History of Trivia -- Space and Science -- Food and Drink -- Sports -- Being Human -- History and Politics -- Word Play -- Religion -- Cities and Countries -- Animal Kingdom -- Crime and Punishment -- Music -- Famous Inventions -- Death -- Film and Television -- Numbers.
Summary, etc.:
"Did you know that cats can be left-handed? Trivia fans will be eager to dive into this book for an edifying and entertaining tour of all the things they didn't know that they didn't know. There is something here for everyone and every occasion, with topics including Space and Science, Being Human, Sports, Music, Food and Drink, and Famous Inventions. It's full of conversation starters, from Herbert Hoover's pet alligators to the longest recorded bout of hiccups (it lasted for 68 years). Brimming with surprising facts, this comprehensive collection of trivia is sure to puzzle and delight"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Curiosities and wonders.
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