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The United States of Absurdity: Untold Stories from American History (Hardcover)

, , | Ten Speed Pr | 5/9/2017

ISBN-10 : 0399578757   ISBN-13 : 9780399578755   List Price : $14.99

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Overview

Discover illustrated profiles of the weird, outrageous (and true!) tales from American history that don't appear in school textbooks.From the creators of the comedy/history podcast The Dollop, The United States of Absurdity presents short, informative, and hilarious stories?of the most outlandish (but true) people, events, and more from United States?history. Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds cover the weird stories you?didn't learn in history class, such as 10-Cent Beer Night, the Jackson Cheese, and?the Kentucky Meat Shower, each accompanied by a full-page illustration that?brings these historical "milestones" to life in full-color. Adding to the giftable?history/comedy package, each story is accompanied by tongue-in-cheek trivia?and timelines that help place the stories in context with the more well-known?historical events that occurred around them.

Product Details

  • ISBN-10: 0399578757
  • ISBN-13: 9780399578755
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 144
  • Dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 7.99 (h) x 0.00 (d)
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