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Curiosities of literature : a feast for book lovers, (ebook)

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Curiosities of literature : a feast for book lovers
Title
Curiosities of literature
Title remainder
a feast for book lovers
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Language
eng
Summary
When did cigarettes start making an appearance in English literature? Which author's heart was purportedly eaten by a cat? One of our best-known and best-loved literary critics turns his attention to the more bizarre areas of literature in this miscellany of fact and trivia. Which author had the heaviest brain? What was the original title of 1984? Who made the first bouillon soup? What do 12 percent of all winners of the Booker Prize have in common? What didn't happen on Thomas Carlyle's famous wedding night? And, while we're at it, who wrote the first Western, and is there any link between asthma and literary genius? Sutherland's irreverent literary masterpiece illuminates every topic imaginable from author advances to Civil War literature to Victorian sex to odd things eaten by literary characters (think Patrick Bateman's girlfriend in American Psycho). Other fascinating insights include the fact that the number one title among American Civil War soldiers was Les Miserables. This is the ideal anthology of fascinating information and trivia for all book lovers
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Midwest
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1938-
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Sutherland, John
Dewey number
802
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Literature
  • Literary curiosa
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adult
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Curiosities of literature : a feast for book lovers, (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781626365971
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12267772
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remote
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12267772
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MWT12267772
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Curiosities of literature : a feast for book lovers, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781626365971
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12267772
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12267772
System control number
MWT12267772
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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