The 5 W's: What?: An Omnium-Gatherum of Moby-Dick & the Möbius Strip, the Theremin & The Hague, Umlauts & Unguents, Space Food & Sea Monkeys & More of Life's Incidentals

The 5 W's: What?: An Omnium-Gatherum of Moby-Dick & the Möbius Strip, the Theremin & The Hague, Umlauts & Unguents, Space Food & Sea Monkeys & More of Life's Incidentals

by Erin McHugh

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Overview

Musical instruments in an orchestra, Pulitzer Prize categories, and events in an Olympic decathlon: this is an entertaining and enlightening diverse anthology of facts. From the longest word currently listed in any Oxford dictionary to inventions, fashions and ketchup ice cream, all the sundries of life appear on these vivid pages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402792113
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 06/14/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
File size: 702 KB

About the Author

Erin McHugh is a former publishing executive and the award-winning author of more than twenty books of popular nonfiction, trivia, and history. She has also written for many magazines, including Bloomberg News, TimeOut New York, Architectural Record, and Better Homes and Gardens. She lives in New York City.

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