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What A Year It Was! 1950 Hardcover – October 1, 1999


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  • Hardcover: 176 pages
  • Publisher: MMS Publishing (October 1, 1999)
  • ISBN-10: 0922658153
  • ISBN-13: 978-0922658152
  • Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,934,503 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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31 of 32 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on May 21, 2000
Format: Hardcover
An ambitious book that details the headlines, advertisements and daily life of 1950. The perfect gift for someone born (or married) in 1950. Just like a trip in the way-back machine. Great facts like average salaries, grocery & housing prices, etc. Fascinating photos of the cars and fashions of the era.
Also proves to be a painless way to teach your kids the recent history of the USA.
Minus one star for a couple of factual errors (misspelling Katharine Hepburn's name, no less). Not the most appealing to the eye with some pages including many different fonts. Entirely B&W.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Deborah Nelson on December 13, 2010
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Excellent quick reads... Facts and figures from a bygone era. This is a wonderful way to commemorate a special birthday. I have purchased two other books from this series. The recipient is always highly amused.

The book was purchased gently used, and it was quite the find. However, when I tried to purchase a new one from Amazon.com, the price kept coming up 10 times that which it should be. I called customer service to report the error and no one seemed to care. It's like they're robots. They kept saying the seller puts that info in. I just wonder how much sales you've lost because of it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Tom Zagar on April 9, 2010
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Thanks. The book was used as a birthday gift. The birthday person loved the book. The book arrived in plenty of time.
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