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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Henry Beard; Christopher Cerf
|ISBN:||9781439199558 1439199558 9781624904622 1624904629 9781439199572 1439199574|
|Notes:||"The definitive compendium of things you absolutely, positively must not eat, drink, wear, take, grow, make, buy, use, do, permit, believe, or let yourself be exposed to, including an awful lot of toxic, lethal, horrible stuff that you thought was safe, good, or healthy, all sorts of really bad people who are out to get, cheat, steal from, or otherwise take advantage of you, and a whole host of existential threats and looming dooms that make global warming, giant meteors, and planetary pandemics look like a walk in the park (with its high risk of skin cancer, broken bones, bee stings, allergic seizures, animal attacks, criminal assaults, and lightning strikes)."
"In association with the Cassandra Institue and the Institute of Expertology."
|Description:||viii, 385 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Responsibility:||compiled by Henry Beard and Christopher Cerfand and the staff of the Cassandra Institute.|
A comprehensive, informative, and utterly debilitating compendium of surprising ways you might die a horrible death at any moment--all of them based on actual research about the perils of everyday life--from master humorists Henry Beard and Christopher Cerf"--
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