The Whole Truth: A Compendium of Myths, Mistakes, and Misconceptions

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9780375720666: The Whole Truth: A Compendium of Myths, Mistakes, and Misconceptions
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Did you really think that...
Elephants are afraid of mice?
Napoleon was short?
The croissant originated in France?

It's bad enough that the world is full of half-truths, misassumptions, and little white lies. It's even worse when most people believe them and pass them on. The Whole Truth sets the record straight by debunking hundreds of common misconceptions in categories such as animals, history, origins, people, places, and science & health.

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Time passes and the truth gets distorted. The Whole Truth sets the record straight. In it, trivia master Gerard Del Re features 300 common myths, mistakes, and misunderstandings in categories such as History, Science, People, Words, and more. Each incorrect assumption is followed by a solid explanation of the whole truth.

About the Author:

Gerard Del Re and his wife, Patricia, coauthored The Only Book, The Christmas Almanack, History's Last Stand, and multiple contributions for Short Story International.

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