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Author Malesky, Kee, 1950-

Title All facts considered : the essential library of inessential knowledge / Kee Malesky.

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    001 MAL    Available
Description x, 277 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note "Published simultaneously in Canada"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-255) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. On memory and history. Battles and bigwigs ; Deviations and wonders ; Fish or weapon? -- Pt. 2. On reason and science. Links in the chain of being ; Letters in plain sight ; Sin vs. virtue ; Modus mundi ; Ugly bags of mostly water : zoology, physiology, medicine ; The wild blue yonder and what's below -- Pt. 3. On imagination, poetry, and art. Perfect circles ; Rhapsodies in bloom ; Love songs and lost words.
Summary Compendium of fascinating facts on history, science, and the arts.
Subject History -- Miscellanea.
Science -- Miscellanea.
Arts -- Miscellanea.
ISBN 9780470559659
0470559659

 
    
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