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Schadenfreude : a Handy Guide to the Glee Found in Other's Misery.

Author: Lawrence Dorfman
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Schadenfreude: noun, often capitalized \'shä-d?n-?fro?i-d?\ Schadenfreude i/'???d?nfr??d?/ (German: ['?a?d?n?f???d?]): pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others."Revenge is a dish best served cold."We've all heard the phrase. It was made most famous in the Godfather movies. And some do credit this saying to the Mafia, dating back to the old country of Sicily. Others say it had its origins in Spain. Still  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Humor
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Dorfman
ISBN: 9781628735352 162873535X
OCLC Number: 861538000
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter One: History; Chapter Two: Religion; Chapter Three: Hollywood and Celebrities; Chapter Four: Media (movies, television, music, books); Chapter Five: Art; Chapter Six: Politics; Chapter Seven: Men and Women; Chapter Eight: Crime; Chapter Nine: Sports; Chapter Ten: Miscellaneous; Conclusion; Index.

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