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Ask Marilyn: Answers to America's Most Frequently Asked Questions

Savant, Marilyn Vos

ISBN 10: 0312081367 / ISBN 13: 9780312081362
Published by St. Martin's, New York, 1992
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First edition, October 1992, stated; first printing, full number line. Inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title page: "To M-- / With thanks. You made things easy! / Marilyn vos Savant." Laid in is a black-and-white publicity photo of Savant, inscribed "To Andrew" and signed by Marilyn vos Savant. Book is square and unmarked; corners sharp, head of spine lightly bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $19.95). Brodart protected. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 005157

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Title: Ask Marilyn: Answers to America's Most ...

Publisher: St. Martin's, New York

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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Parade magazine's resident genius compiles the best of her question-and-answer column that logically tackles the mysteries of the universe, in a volume that includes ""did you ever wonder why. . ."" questions, brainteasers, and unique insights. 75,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.

From Publishers Weekly:

Vos Savant (Brainbuilding), who is said to have the world's highest IQ (228) by the Guinness Book of World Records Hall of Fame, launched her Parade magazine column, Ask Marilyn, in 1986. Since then she has received tens of thousands of letters posing questions that range from profound issues to insignificant ones; she has compiled a selection of them here, along with her brief, often witty responses. Among the subjects they cover are relationships, religion, the human condition, polities, science, philosophy and the arts; readers have challenged vos Savant with brain teasers and math puzzles and such absurdities as Why do people sing in the shower? Although the Q & A format quickly palls, vos Savant's fans will enjoy the collection.
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