The Resource Is it true? : the facts behind the things we have been told, Max Cryer, (ebook)

Is it true? : the facts behind the things we have been told, Max Cryer, (ebook)

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Is it true? : the facts behind the things we have been told
Title
Is it true?
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the facts behind the things we have been told
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Max Cryer
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eng
Summary
In this revealing book, Max Cryer explores the truth or otherwise of facts and beliefs we may have always been told are true, but which on closer examination may not be. In a wide-ranging book encompassing social history, language, music, politics, food, sport, the natural world and much more, we discover the truth behind some of our most cherished beliefs. For example: Do St Bernard dogs really carry brandy? Does Santa Claus come from the North Pole? Did Winston Churchill coin the term 'Iron Curtain'? 'OK' is an American expression, right? Tulips come from Holland, don't they? Did Sarah Palin say 'I can see Russia from my house?' Did Alexander Graham Bell invent the telephone? Lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry - didn't she? Max Cryer is a seasoned author who is incapable of writing a dull word. Always fresh and amusing, he will take you on a journey through your acquired knowledge, testing whether it is really up to scratch
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Midwest
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Cryer, Max
Dewey number
031.02
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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adult
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Is it true? : the facts behind the things we have been told, Max Cryer, (ebook)
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781775591511
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11965058
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remote
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11965058
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MWT11965058
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Is it true? : the facts behind the things we have been told, Max Cryer, (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
9781775591511
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11965058
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11965058
System control number
MWT11965058
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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