Trivia Lovers' Lists of Nearly Everything in the Universe
50,000+ Big & Little Things Organized by Type and Kind
By Barbara Ann Kipfer
(Random House Reference, Paperback, 9780375426063, 656pp.)
Publication Date: October 10, 2006
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This gargantuan gift book for trivia lovers is packed with lists of nearly everything imaginable: from card games, guns, mental states, and shapes to greetings, mushrooms, citrus fruits, artificial sweeteners, and stars. The casual browser will love this impulse buy for its unexpected treasures—such as the 22 types of animals that camouflage themselves and the 25 highest-scoring Scrabble words. Fact-finders will love it for its practical A-Z format and thorough index.
• Special oversized gift book package
• More than 1,200 lists containing more than 50,000 items
• A great resource for writers, journalists, researchers, and puzzle-solvers
• Alphabetically organized and indexed
• Addictive and fun to browse
Barbara Ann Kipfer is a lexicographer, archaeologist, and the author of more than 25 books, including How it Happens, 4,000 Questions for Getting to Know Anyone and Everyone, 14,000 Things to Be Happy About and The Order of Things.