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Get answers to virtually any question with this impressive compendium of information.
The World Almanac and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 80 million copies sold. Published annually since 1868, this compendium of information is the source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. Labeled a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by the Wall Street Journal, the almanac contains thousands of facts that are unavailable publicly elsewhere, making it a must-have for students, teachers, and anyone with a thirst for knowledge-in fact, it has been featured as a category on Jeopardy and is routinely used as a go-to general study guide for aspiring game show contestants. Coming soon in a 2010 edition and boasting full-color and black-and-white photographs, The World Almanac and Book of Facts will answer all your trivia questions-spanning a wide range of categories, including history, sports, geography, pop culture, and much more.
Notable features include:
2009 Time Capsule
The Bush Legacy
Swine Flu Coverage
Decade in Review
U.S. Colleges and Universities
Population Statistics for Cities over 10,000 People
The World at a Glance
Offbeat News Stories
World Series Results
Year in Pictures.
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Sarah Janssen is the senior editor of The World Almanac and Book of Facts and other diverse titles. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.Review:
For the most information in one source, The World Almanac[registered] remains the champion.
- American Library Association --American Library Association
The World Almanac[registered] is the most useful reference book known to modern man. - Los Angeles Times --Los Angeles Times
The most versatile single volume, and probably the biggest bargain on the shelf. - Esquire --Esquire
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