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The Handy Geography Answer Book (Handy Answer Books)

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Publisher Comments:

From discovering why every map is distorted to why Rhode Island is called an island even though it's not, this comprehensive reference simplifies geography in an approachable questionandanswer format. All aspects of the discipline are covered, including physical, economic, political, and cultural geography. Questions answered include Who carved Mount Rushmore? What is the average life expectancy in Japan? and What were the seven wonders of the ancient world? Ideal for students and teachers, this resource is for all those curious about our world.

Book News Annotation:

Tucci, a COO at an IT services corporation, has partnered with Rosenberg, a newspaper columnist and city planner, to produce the second edition of this collection of geography trivia. Written for a general audience, this reference volume answers over 1000 basic questions on geography that focus on the physical dimensions of our planet, climate patterns, water and ice, hazards and natural disasters, transportation, political and cultural geography, calendars and seasons, exploration and specific content for each continent. The authors also supply plenty of maps, photographs and illustrations to enhance the text. Distributed by Independent Publishers Group. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Paul A. Tucci is the chief operating officer and a partner at iwerk, inc., an innovative software developer and IT services corporation. Throughout his business career he has traveled to more than half of the countries in the world. He is the author of Traveling Everywhere: How to Survive a Global Business Trip. He lives in Birmingham, Michigan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781578592159
Author:
Tucci, Paul
Publisher:
Visible Ink Press
Author:
Tucci, Paul A.
Author:
Rosenberg, Mathew Todd
Author:
Rosenberg, Mathew T.
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
General
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Questions & Answers
Subject:
Geography-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
The Handy Answer Book Series
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.25 in

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