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Crossword Obsession: The History and Lore of the World's Most Popular Pastime
     

Crossword Obsession: The History and Lore of the World's Most Popular Pastime

by Coral Amende, Frances Hansen (Other)
 

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The history of the crossword puzzle in all its glory-from the earliest games such as word squares and acrostics, through the creation of the New York Times crossword, to the modern day phenomenon.

Now, this enchanting, informative book is being re-released with humorous illustrations throughout.

Author Biography: Coral Amende is a veteran puzzle

Overview

The history of the crossword puzzle in all its glory-from the earliest games such as word squares and acrostics, through the creation of the New York Times crossword, to the modern day phenomenon.

Now, this enchanting, informative book is being re-released with humorous illustrations throughout.

Author Biography: Coral Amende is a veteran puzzle constructor whose crosswords have been featured in many national publications, including the New York Times (Sunday Edition), Los Angeles Magazine, and Washington Post. She is also the author of several popular reference titles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425181577
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 8.24(h) x 1.19(d)

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