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Earth (the book) : a visitor's guide to the human race

Author: Jon Stewart; et al
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Grand Central, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Jon Stewart and the writers of The Daily Show embark on a mission to write a book that sums up the human race: What we looked like; what we accomplished; our achievements in society, government, religion, science and culture. Here is the definitive guide to our species--completely unburdened by objectivity, journalistic integrity, or even accuracy.
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Genre/Form: History
Humor
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Stewart; et al
ISBN: 9780446579223 044657922X 9780446199438 0446199435
OCLC Number: 548641994
Description: ix, 244 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: To our alien readers --
To our human readers --
Earth : everything you need to know about this gently-used, pre-owned planet --
Life : a comprehensive guide to things that can be killed --
Man : an introduction to the solar system's original "bad boys" --
The life cycle : we called this living --
Society: how we overcame our basic humanity for the greater good --
Commerce : you didn't have to be crazy to work here- but it helped --
Religion : we were sure someone was in charge --
Science : discovering nature's majesty, and then fixing it --
Culture : the ultimate expression of our humanity, minus 10% commission --
Appendices. Final scores ; Why we're not here ; What we left out.
Other Titles: Daily show with Jon Stewart presents Earth (the book) :
Daily Show with Jon Stewart presents
Daily show (Television program)
Responsibility: written and edited by Jon Stewart ... [et al.].

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Jon Stewart and the writers of The Daily Show embark on a mission to write a book that sums up the human race: What we looked like; what we accomplished; our achievements in society, government, religion, science and culture. Here is the definitive guide to our species--completely unburdened by objectivity, journalistic integrity, or even accuracy.

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