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Presidential Trivia
The Feats, Fates, Families, Foibles, and Firsts of Our American Presidents
Revised and Updated
From the beloved Richard Lederer comes another kind of trivia book-Presidential Trivia. In it you'll find all the details about the lives of the United States presidents. It answers such questions as: Who was the first president to be assassinated? Who was the first president to be born an ...

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Overview

Presidential Trivia
The Feats, Fates, Families, Foibles, and Firsts of Our American Presidents
Revised and Updated
From the beloved Richard Lederer comes another kind of trivia book-Presidential Trivia. In it you'll find all the details about the lives of the United States presidents. It answers such questions as: Who was the first president to be assassinated? Who was the first president to be born an American citizen? Who was the first to be impeached? It also answers less important but certainly interesting questions such as: Who was our fattest president? Our tallest? Who played golf? Who played poker?
Filled with games, anagrams, poems, speeches, and an abundance of tidbits, details, and fascinating facts, this book is perfect for the novice to the history buff.
From politics and policy to presidential nicknames and White House pets, Presidential Trivia has everything you ever wanted to know about our presidents, and then some.
Fascinating facts and historical trivia about our presidential personas-newly updated to include the 2008 presidential election results
Richard Lederer is the author of more than 3,000 books and articles about language. His syndicated column, "Looking at Language," appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States. He has been elected Punster of the Year and has been profiled in The New Yorker, People, and the National Enquirer. Lederer hosts A Way With Words on weekend public radio. He lives with his wife in San Diego.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781423610526
  • Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
  • Publication date: 2/19/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 152
  • Sales rank: 472,362
  • File size: 2 MB

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Richard Lederer is the author of more than 3,000 books and articles about language and humor. Dr. Lederer's syndicated column, "Looking at Language," appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States. He has been elected International Punster of the Year and been profiled in magazines as diverse as the New Yorker, People, and the National Enquirer. He is a language columnist for the Toastmaster, Pages, and the Farmers' Almanac and hosts "A Way With Words" on public radio each weekend. In 2002, Richard Lederer was named Golden Gavel winner by Toastmasters International.
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  • Posted March 28, 2012

    Lederer at his best

    Richard Lederer came to San Diego a few years ago and seemingly adopted all the writers and would-be writers in the area. We, and the entire literate world owe him big time for his support in our quest to write with a zing.

    Dipsey Dumpster

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