Whitakers Little Book of Knowledge

Whitakers Little Book of Knowledge

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An authoritative, quirky trivia book divided into themed chapters. Whitakers Little Book of Knowledge contains thousands of general knowledge gems: from everything you learned at school to fascinating lists of contemporary top-tens, mini-biographies of famous artists and writers, plus condensed guides to films and works of art and literature. In addition, there

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An authoritative, quirky trivia book divided into themed chapters. Whitakers Little Book of Knowledge contains thousands of general knowledge gems: from everything you learned at school to fascinating lists of contemporary top-tens, mini-biographies of famous artists and writers, plus condensed guides to films and works of art and literature. In addition, there is a light-hearted journey down memory lane featuring humorous entries on forgotten treasures from different decades and a stand-alone sport chapter with guides to both well-known and obscure sports, key rules, a glossary of terms and short biographies of the worlds greatest sporting heroes.

Facts are both newly researched and drawn from the rich treasure-trove of the Whitakers Almanack archive, which dates back to 1868.

Whitakers Little Book of Knowledge is a truly unique ready-reference containing fascinating facts for every trivia buff while providing a unique insight into the world from the 19th century through to the present day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781408178317
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
09/27/2012
Series:
Whitakers
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
3 MB

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