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Strange stories, amazing facts : stories that are bizarre, unusual, odd, astonishing, and often incredible

Author: Carol Alway
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©1977
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stories that are bizarre, unusual, odd, astonishing, and often incredible.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Alway
ISBN: 0895770288 9780895770288
OCLC Number: 19009825
Notes: At head of title: Reader's digest.
Description: 608 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 27 cm
Contents: The enigma of space --
The astonishing human body --
Wonders of the natural world --
The surprising animal kingdom --
The marvels of science --
Feats of building and engineering --
Man's amazing inventions --
Daring and epic journeys --
The quest for the past --
Strange customs and superstitions --
Popular facts and fallacies --
Intriguing and unsolved mysteries --
Footsteps into the unknown --
Legendary lands and beasts --
Hoaxes, frauds and forgeries --
Eccentrics and prophecies --
Curious and bizarre beginnings --
The world of tomorrow.
Other Titles: Reader's digest.
Responsibility: [contributors, Carol Alway and others].

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