A People's History of the Peculiar
A Freak Show of Facts, Random Obsessions, and Astounding TruthsBook - 2014
"Truly trivia you can't live without, A People's History of the Peculiar is filled with facts, lists, definitions, and astonishing information guaranteed to provide you with the best cocktail conversation for many years to come! Your guide, Nick Belardes, has devoted his life to poking around the peculiar and perplexing. Explore the unknown stories behind why the nation's capitol didn't stay in Philadelphia, why some fossils are smiling, and how, if Preparation H existed in the early 1800s, Napoleon would have won Waterloo. These real-world facts are outlandish enough to sharpen your brain and occupy your mind for hours of reading. This book is so fascinating and fun, you'll become obsessed, too!"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA :, Viva Editions,, 
Branch Call Number: 001.9 Belardes 2014
Characteristics: xvi, 258 pages ; 20 cm
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