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Schott's Sporting, Gaming, and Idling Miscellany

Schott's Sporting, Gaming, and Idling Miscellany( )
Author: Schott, Ben
ISBN:978-1-58234-406-5
Publication Date:Nov 2005
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

From the author of the international bestsellers Schott's Original Miscellany and Schott's Food and Drink Miscellany comes the third and most playful installment in the series: a miscellanist's wisdom from the worlds of sports, games, and idling.

What other sporting book will explain the rules of elephant polo; the perils of the Cresta Run; the link between crosswords and the devil; the story behind the Nike "swoosh"; or why surfing is the "Sport of...
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.76 x 7.28 x 0.71 Inches
Book Weight:0.52 Pounds



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