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Ripley's believe it or not! encyclopedia of the bizarre, amazing, strange, inexplicable, weird, and all true!

Author: Julie Mooney
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal : Distributed by Workman Pub. Co., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illustrated collection of oddities that are decidedly bizarre.
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Mooney
ISBN: 1579122167 9781579122164 1579123996 9781579123994
OCLC Number: 48613565
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 318 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Abilities & Achievements 8 --
Chapter 2 Accidents & Disasters 16 --
Chapter 3 Agriculture & Sustenance 25 --
Chapter 4 Animals & Insects 28 --
Chapter 5 Anthropology & Archaeology 43 --
Chapter 6 Architecture 46 --
Chapter 7 Art 58 --
Chapter 8 Beauty, Grooming and Hygiene 66 --
Chapter 9 Beliefs & Superstitions 70 --
Chapter 10 Birth 72 --
Chapter 11 Body & Mind 74 --
Chapter 12 Business & Advertising 79 --
Chapter 13 Clothing, Jewelry & Fashion 81 --
Chapter 14 Coincidences 87 --
Chapter 15 Communication 96 --
Chapter 16 Contests & Prizes 99 --
Chapter 17 Customs & Etiquette 103 --
Chapter 18 Death 106 --
Chapter 19 Entertainment 117 --
Chapter 20 Environment 122 --
Chapter 21 Exploration & Discovery 124 --
Chapter 22 Family Life 127 --
Chapter 23 Feats & Stunts 129 --
Chapter 24 Food & Drink 137 --
Chapter 25 Games & Pastimes 145 --
Chapter 26 Geography 149 --
Chapter 27 Geology & Natural Phenomena 152 --
Chapter 28 Government & Politics 157 --
Chapter 29 Nabits & Eccentricities 162 --
Chapter 30 Nobbies & Crafts 165 --
Chapter 31 Nolidays, Festivals & Celebrations 167 --
Chapter 32 Illusions 173 --
Chapter 33 Inventions 175 --
Chapter 34 Labor 181 --
Chapter 35 Language 184 --
Chapter 36 Law 188 --
Chapter 37 Lies, Scams & Noaxes 195 --
Chapter 38 Literature 197 --
Chapter 39 Love & Marriage 201 --
Chapter 40 Mail & Postage 209 --
Chapter 41 Manufacturing, Retail & Products 211 --
Chapter 42 Medicine 215 --
Chapter 43 Models, Miniatures & Replicas 221 --
Chapter 44 Money & Finance 225 --
Chapter 45 Music & Dance 233 --
Chapter 46 Names 237 --
Chapter 47 Objects 242 --
Chapter 48 Occult 246 --
Chapter 49 Photography 248 --
Chapter 50 Plants, Irees & Fungus 252 --
Chapter 51 Prophecies 256 --
Chapter 52 Puzzles & Riddles 259 --
Chapter 53 Records 261 --
Chapter 54 Religion & Philosophy 265 --
Chapter 55 Royalty & Nobility 271 --
Chapter 56 Science & Technology 276 --
Chapter 57 Sports 278 --
Chapter 58 Time 285 --
Chapter 59 Travel & Transportation 287 --
Chapter 60 The Unexplained 294 --
Chapter 61 Vacation & Tourism 297 --
Chapter 62 Weapons & Warfare 301 --
Chapter 63 Weather 305.
Other Titles: Ripley's believe it or not!
Encyclopedia of the bizarre, amazing, strange, inexplicable, weird and all true!
Encyclopedia of the bizarre
Ripley's believe it or not (New York : 1965)
Responsibility: by Julie Mooney and the editors of Ripley's believe it or not!.
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A collection of coincidences and oddities of various subjects, from animals, human anatomy and laws to science, sports, and weather. This book is useful as a creative resource, as a jumping-off point  Read more...

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