A People's History of the Peculiar Pdf

A People's History of the Peculiar

Number of page: 288
Author: Nick Belardes
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781936740925
Category: Humor

Did you know that Thomas Jefferson’s grandson was an ax murderer
Do you delight knowing that some dinosaurs were as teeny tiny as hens
Wonder what it’s like to live in Hell Town at the End of the World
How about an ailment so surreal it’s named after Alice in Wonderland
In A People’s History of the Peculiar, historian Nick Belardes has dug into the raw source material found in historical archives, scientific studies, and libraries the world over to find facts, lists, definitions, and astonishing information guaranteed to provide readers with the best cocktail conversation topics for many years to come! Also found here are first-person interviews with people who can explain the unexplained, from the permanently puzzling Mothman conspiracy to secret Star Wars Jedi religious cults and the charmingly eccentric reason why British aerospace engineers sent teddy bears floating out into space. These real-world facts are outlandish enough to sharpen the brain and occupy readers’ minds for hours of entertainment.

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