Presidential Trivia: The Feats, Fates, Families, Foibles, and Firsts of Our American Presidents
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Presidential Trivia: The Feats, Fates, Families, Foibles, and Firsts of Our American Presidents

by Richard Lederer, Art Parts, Black Eye Design
     
 
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 to be impeached? It also answers less important but cerainly interesting questions such as:

Overview

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 to be impeached? It also answers less important but cerainly 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423602101
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
09/05/2007
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Read an Excerpt

Who was the first president to have electric lights at the White House?

The first president to have electric lights in the White House was Benjamin Harrison. After Harrison received an electric shock, his family was scared to death to use the light switches.

Meet the Author

Richard Lederer is the author of more than 35 books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series. He is founding cohost of A Way with Words on public radio and his syndicated column, "Looking at Language," appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States. He lives in San Diego.

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