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The ultimate anthology of anecdotes, now revised with over 700 new entries - a must-have reference for every personal library. From Hank Aaron to King Zog, Mao Tse-Tung to Madonna, Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes features more than 2,000 people from around the world, past and present, in all fields. These short anecdotes provide remarkable insight into the human character. Ranging from the humorous to the tearful, they span classical history, recent politics, modern science and the arts. Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes is a gold mine for anyone who gives speeches, is doing research, or simply likes to browse. As an informal tour of history and human nature at its most entertaining and instructive, this is sure to be a perennial favorite for years to come.

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From Cleopatra to Bill Clinton, the utimate anthology of anecdotes is now revised with more than 700 new entries--a must-have reference for every personal library. Indexed by both author and subject.

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ISBN:
9780316082679
Editor:
Fadiman, Clifton
Editor:
Bernard, Andre
Editor:
Fadiman, Clifton
Editor:
Bernard, Andre
Author:
Fadiman, Clifton
Author:
Bernard, Andre
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Anecdotes
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Quotations
Copyright:
Edition Number:
7
Edition Description:
REV
Series Volume:
99-251
Publication Date:
20000921
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
800
Dimensions:
9.64x7.58x2.24 in. 3.05 lbs.

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