Maphead

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439167184
Size: 60.57 MB
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Traces the history of mapmaking while offering insight into the role of cartography in human civilization and sharing anecdotes about the cultural arenas frequented by map enthusiasts.

Maphead

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439167192
Size: 15.54 MB
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Maphead recounts his lifelong love affair with geography and explores why maps have always been so fascinating to him and to fellow enthusiasts everywhere.

Maphead

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439167176
Size: 34.59 MB
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Traces the history of mapmaking while offering insight into the role of cartography in human civilization and sharing anecdotes about the cultural arenas frequented by map enthusiasts.

Because I Said So

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476706964
Size: 68.34 MB
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Draws on medical case histories, scientific findings, and personal research by the author to separate myth from fact and debunk a vast array of parental edicts.

The Map Thief

Author: Michael Blanding
Publisher: Gotham Books
ISBN: 1592408176
Size: 58.45 MB
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Draws on exclusive interviews with confessed rare-map thief E. Forbes Smiley to document his high-stakes experiences with mercenary explorers and mapmakers, offering insight into the cutthroat map trade while investigating allegations of ...

Brainiac

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Villard
ISBN: 9781588365521
Size: 75.96 MB
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Uproarious, silly, engaging, and erudite, this book is an irresistible celebration of nostalgia, curiosity, and nerdy obsession–in a word, trivia. * The koala ** Venus *** Albert Brooks From the Hardcover edition.

The Trivia Lover S Guide To The World

Author: Gary Fuller
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442214031
Size: 34.43 MB
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Provides answers and explanations to one hundred fifty geography questions, addressing which of the U.S.'s contiguous states is most northerly and what the most recently settled country in the world is.

Ken Jennings S Trivia Almanac

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Villard
ISBN: 9780345504722
Size: 77.34 MB
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In this ultimate book for trivia buffs and other assorted know-it-alls, the 365 entries feature “This Day in History” factoids, trivia quizzes, and questions categorized by Jennings as “Easy,” “Hard,” and “Yeah, Good Luck.” ...

Longitude

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007382006
Size: 64.45 MB
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The dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a Foreword by Neil Armstrong.

U S Presidents

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442473339
Size: 29.37 MB
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With this book about U.S. Presidents, you’ll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with clever facts: Did you know that Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a national holiday?