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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists (Uncle John's Bathroom Readers)

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Leave it to Uncle John to find a new way to make history fun and exciting! This quirky collection of lists is the latest volume in the Bathroom Readers best-selling history series. These 508 pages will breathe life into historys most famous (and most unusual) stories. From the Stone Age to the Internet Age, some quick takes on must-know topics that will reveal the surprising connections among historys greatest--and strangest--events. History buffs, trivia hounds, and readers looking for an educational snack will love this fun format. Heres what youll find in this great book:

2 famous pioneering trails

3 one-armed men who lent a hand

4 famous folks who literally died laughing

5 horrifying medieval punishments

6 photographic firsts

7 hotel rooms where history was made

8 disgusting secret ingredients

9 famous trains

10 places you cant go

11 disasters that changed the world

12 fast food firsts

And much, much more!

Synopsis:

Leave it to Uncle John to find a new way to make history fun and exciting. This quirky collection of lists, the latest volume in the Bathroom Readers best-selling history series, will breathe life into historys most famous (and most unusual) stories. From the Stone Age to the Internet Age, this book spans the centuries with quick takes on must-know topics that reveal the surprising connections among historys greatest—and strangest—events. History buffs, trivia hounds, and readers looking for an educational snack will all love this fun format. Read all about…

* Groundbreaking trials, scurrilous scandals, and Watergate by the numbers

* The long and short of it: historys tallest—and shortest—leaders

* The three worst days in Dow Jones history

* Without a trace: the strange stories of famous people who disappeared under mysterious circumstances

* Ancient fight clubs

* The five worst natural disasters in U.S. history

* Historys most heartbreaking treks: the Trail of Tears, the Armenian deportation, and the Bataan Death March

* Gold strikes and labor strikes

* And much more

About the Author

The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market—Throne Sitters—and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.

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Thomas Kirby, December 12, 2010 (view all comments by Thomas Kirby)
All of the Uncle John's Bathroom Reader are entertaining, and this one is no exception. I especially like the focus on history. These books are designed to be read in short increments, supposedly while you are using the "facilities", but I find them great for reading on public transportation and short breaks at work.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781607101802
Author:
Bathroom Readers Institute
Publisher:
Bathroom Readers' Press
Author:
Bathroom Reader's Hysterical Society
Author:
Bathroom Readers' Institute
Subject:
Topic - Adult
Subject:
Trivia
Subject:
Form - Anecdotes
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Humor : General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
522
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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"Synopsis" by ,
Leave it to Uncle John to find a new way to make history fun and exciting. This quirky collection of lists, the latest volume in the Bathroom Readers best-selling history series, will breathe life into historys most famous (and most unusual) stories. From the Stone Age to the Internet Age, this book spans the centuries with quick takes on must-know topics that reveal the surprising connections among historys greatest—and strangest—events. History buffs, trivia hounds, and readers looking for an educational snack will all love this fun format. Read all about…

* Groundbreaking trials, scurrilous scandals, and Watergate by the numbers

* The long and short of it: historys tallest—and shortest—leaders

* The three worst days in Dow Jones history

* Without a trace: the strange stories of famous people who disappeared under mysterious circumstances

* Ancient fight clubs

* The five worst natural disasters in U.S. history

* Historys most heartbreaking treks: the Trail of Tears, the Armenian deportation, and the Bataan Death March

* Gold strikes and labor strikes

* And much more

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