- Hardcover: 921 pages
- Publisher: The Overlook Press; Rev Upd Su edition (August 1, 1999)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0879519444
- ISBN-13: 978-0879519445
- Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.6 x 2.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 3.4 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #442,163 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The People's Almanac Presents The 20th Century: History With The Boring Parts Left Out Hardcover – August 1, 1999
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The subjects covered include crime, religion, war, natural disasters animals and movies. Of course, not every topic will be of interest to every reader. But, at over 900 pages, there is certainly more than enough here that any reader with a reasonable degree of intellectual curiosity will get their money's worth.
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It may be "History with the boring parts left out," but it's still packed with boilerplate nonsense that seems to have infected our national historical perspective -- the... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Brother John
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Almanacs are fun books to have. They are not only good to look up things but great to open up at random to read various topics.Published on April 9, 2013 by F Donald Collins