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Getting into Guinness : one man's longest, fastest, highest journey inside the world's most famous record book

Author: Larry Olmsted
Publisher: London : Collins, 2008.
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When Larry Olmstead decided to get into Guinness by setting a new world record, he began to wonder about all those people who had gone before him. Now a household name, The Guinness Book Of World Records has a rich and varied history full of hilarious record breaking attempts and fiercely determined people. For more than 50 years, tens of thousands of records have been set ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Olmsted
ISBN: 9780007261291 0007261292 9780061373480 0061373486
OCLC Number: 183258669
Description: xix, 300 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Larry Olmsted.

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Getting Into Guinness is the hilarious true story of record breaking attempts, how record obsession has become a global phenomenon, the weird and wonderful characters that set records and the history  Read more...

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