- File Size: 10034 KB
- Print Length: 382 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster (November 5, 2019)
- Publication Date: November 5, 2019
- Sold by: Simon and Schuster Digital Sales Inc
- Language: English
- ASIN: B07P5FFSGS
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Not Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #108,828 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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“In our fact-challenged times, Rocca’s joyful tour through the “didja know”s of history is an unexpected antidote.”—The New Yorker
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"[Mo Rocca’s obituaries have] a rare and welcome generosity of spirit…They revisit people who died long ago but were denied full appreciation. They’re exhumation as celebration. —Frank Bruni, New York Times Opinion Columnist
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“A spicy blend of humor, irony, wit, facts, fable, and heart.” —Kirkus
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And I note a glaring error in the section on the show Bewitched. It states Dick York replaced Dick Sargeant..uh-uh..it was the opposite !