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The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2010 (World Almanac & Book of Facts)

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Publisher Comments:

The World Almanac is the #1 best-selling American reference book of all time. It is the source for essential and authoritative facts for entertainment, reference and learning. The book contains thousands of facts and statistics that aren't publicly available which are sourced and double-checked by the staff of World Almanac experts.

Features in The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2010:

- Year in Pictures: 16 page color photo section of the top stories of 2009, as well as 16 pages of world maps and flags and easy-to-use side abs.

- Plus thousands of facts and statistics that aren't publicly available; sourced and double-checked by our full-time editorial staff who are reference experts by category

World Almanac Online: www.WorldAlmanac.com

2010 will feature the third year of Bonus Content Online, extended reading to the printed edition for the same combined price of $12.99. This year will feature details about the Bush Legacy and the Obama Presidency plus lots more free information available year-round at worldalmanac.com: historical presidential information, health news and features, and early access to WA10 info.

Once online, look for The World Almanac Blog, launched in 2006 and every weekday featuring

- New original entries, including provocative postings such as Unbreakable Sports Records; fascinating scientific and historical trivia; and new links to online tools and archives for almanac fans

- This Day in History, Notable Birthdays and unusual anniversaries such as when Nixon met Elvis Presley in the Oval Office (1970)

- More useful links and tags to essential reads

- The World Almanac Daily Trivia Game Widget--Compete with friends and co-workers with this daily trivia game. Released to online community hot spots, each day members are asked fun, unique questions, derived from information within The World Almanac. This widget also gives them This Day in History information and directly links them to www.WorldAlmanac.com so that they may read up on the daily blog or make online purchases of the book.

PRAISE FOR WORLD ALMANAC:

A treasure trove of political, economic, scientific, and educational statistics and information. - The Wall Street Journal

This bad boy contains more information per page than any other reference work. Sports, elections, state capitals, art, science. It's a set of encyclopedias you can hold in one hand--St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Reading the World Almanac sends your mind on a Sunday drive down a freeway with hundreds of interesting exit ramps. -Chattanooga Times Free Press

My #1 reference work for facts. -Will Shortz, The New York Times Crossword Editor

For the most information in one source, The World Almanac remains the champion.--American Library Association

The World Almanac is the most useful reference book known to modern man. -Los Angeles Times

An institution ... The range of records and data the book collects is staggering.--Dallas Morning News

Here it is, the just-updated compendium of facts and figures, maps and charts that has become a valuable resource for schools, homes and offices since its inception in 1868. -Washington Post

Synopsis:

The bestselling American reference book and the source for essential and authoritative facts, "The World Almanac and Book of Facts" has been updated for 2010 to include the most current events, including Barack Obama's presidential victory.

Synopsis:

The World Almanac is the #1 best-selling American referrence book of all time. It is the source for essential and authoriitative facts for entertainment, reference and learning. The book  contains thousands of facts and statistics thaat aren't publicly available which are sourced and double-checked by the staff of World Almanac experts.

 

Features in The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2010:

 The World at a Glance:  The most fascinating facts of the past year in science, economics, sports, arts and media, and more.

Global Economy in Crisis: quick, comprehensive coverage of the causes and effects of the global economic crisis.

Expanded Local Coverage: expanded inforamtion about U.S. states, cities, and towns from the serious to the offbeat.

Bush's Legacy and the Obama Presidency:  The first year in review; which campaign promises became reality, and how the crises of the Bush years been aadressed in 2009.

Year in Pictures:  16 page color photo section of the top stories of 2009, as well as 16 pages of world maps and flags and easy-to-use side abs.

Plus thousands of facts and statistics that aren't publicly available; sourced and double-checked by our full-time editorial staff who are reference experts by category.

 

About the Author

Sarah Janssen is the senior editor of The World Almanac and Book of Facts and other diverse titles. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600571237
Publisher:
World Almanac Books
Subject:
Almanacs
Editor:
Janssen, Sarah
Editor:
Joyce, Alan C.
Author:
World Almanac Books
Author:
World Almanac Books
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Trivia
Subject:
Yearbooks & Annuals
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Edition Description:
2010 Paperback
Series:
World Almanac & Book of Facts
Publication Date:
November 2009
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
1008
Dimensions:
8 x 5.375 in

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Reference » Trivia

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"Synopsis" by , The bestselling American reference book and the source for essential and authoritative facts, "The World Almanac and Book of Facts" has been updated for 2010 to include the most current events, including Barack Obama's presidential victory.
"Synopsis" by , The World Almanac is the #1 best-selling American referrence book of all time. It is the source for essential and authoriitative facts for entertainment, reference and learning. The book  contains thousands of facts and statistics thaat aren't publicly available which are sourced and double-checked by the staff of World Almanac experts.

 

Features in The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2010:

 The World at a Glance:  The most fascinating facts of the past year in science, economics, sports, arts and media, and more.

Global Economy in Crisis: quick, comprehensive coverage of the causes and effects of the global economic crisis.

Expanded Local Coverage: expanded inforamtion about U.S. states, cities, and towns from the serious to the offbeat.

Bush's Legacy and the Obama Presidency:  The first year in review; which campaign promises became reality, and how the crises of the Bush years been aadressed in 2009.

Year in Pictures:  16 page color photo section of the top stories of 2009, as well as 16 pages of world maps and flags and easy-to-use side abs.

Plus thousands of facts and statistics that aren't publicly available; sourced and double-checked by our full-time editorial staff who are reference experts by category.

 

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