Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes

By Clifton Fadiman, Andre Bernard (Hardcover Book, 2000)
The ultimate anthology of anecdotes, now revised with over 700 new entries - a must-have reference for every personal library. From Hank Aaron to King Zog, Mao Tse-Tung to Madonna, Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes features more than 2,000 people from around the world, past and present, in all fields. These short anecdotes provide remarkable insight into the human character. Ranging from the humorous to the tearful, they span classical history, recent politics, modern science and the arts. Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes is a gold mine for anyone who gives speeches, is doing research, or simply likes to browse. As an informal tour of history and human nature at its most entertaining & instructive, this is sure to be a perennial favorite for years to come.
  • Little, Brown and Company
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $50.00 US/$73.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316082679

    • On Sale Date: 09/21/2000

    • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

    • Imprint: Little, Brown and Company

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Electronic Book, Electronic Book, Electronic Book

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The ultimate anthology of anecdotes, now revised with over 700 new entries - a must-have reference for every personal library. From Hank Aaron to King Zog, Mao Tse-Tung to Madonna, Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes features more than 2,000 people from around the world, past and present, in all fields. These short anecdotes provide remarkable insight into the human character. Ranging from the humorous to the tearful, they span classical history, recent politics, modern science and the arts. Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes is a gold mine for anyone who gives speeches, is doing research, or simply likes to browse. As an informal tour of history and human nature at its most entertaining & instructive, this is sure to be a perennial favorite for years to come.

Product Details

Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Price: $50.00 US/$73.00 CAN
  • Pages: 800
  • Physical Dimensions: 7-1/4" x 9-1/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316082679
  • On Sale Date: 09/21/2000
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