Books tagged: historical trivia

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The Secret History of Nursery Rhymes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,120. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Many nursery rhymes are believed to be associated with actual events in history, and include references to murder, torture, betrayal, greed, and to tyrants and royalty. Reciting them to our children is an enjoyable first step to developing their language skills, the words passed from one generation to the next but the secret histories behind them are long forgotten . . . until now.
Pointless Pursuit: My Year of Picaresque Personal Ads
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A petty act of revenge in the form of a droll personal ad generated appreciative fan mail, turning the author's head and leading to this, a year-long project of writing & posting witty story-style "personals" on Cragislist. This genre-breaking parody mixes fiction & historical trivia to surrealist proportions, creating a melange readers have called byzantine, slapstick, and ridiculously obscure.
Tough Thursday Trivia; The Most Challenging Trivia You've Ever Read
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Quite simply the most challenging trivia you’ve ever tried. Pop culture, history, music, politics, sports all presented in 52 rounds to test your knowledge! 1325 questions that will present to you the greatest trivia hurdle you've attempted. It's a history lesson in every question!