Bartlett's Book Of Anecdotes

Hardcover | September 21, 2000

byClifton Fadiman, Andre Bernard

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The ultimate anthology of anecdotes, now revised with over 700 new entries - a must-have reference for every personal library. From Hank Aaron to King Zog, Mao Tse-Tung to Madonna, Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes features more than 2,000 people from around the world, past and present, in all fields. These short anecdotes provide remarkable insight into the human character. Ranging from the humorous to the tearful, they span classical history, recent politics, modern science and the arts. Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes is a gold mine for anyone who gives speeches, is doing research, or simply likes to browse. As an informal tour of history and human nature at its most entertaining & instructive, this is sure to be a perennial favorite for years to come.

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The ultimate anthology of anecdotes, now revised with over 700 new entries - a must-have reference for every personal library. From Hank Aaron to King Zog, Mao Tse-Tung to Madonna, Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes features more than 2,000 people from around the world, past and present, in all fields. These short anecdotes provide remarkab...

Clifton Fadiman was the author and editor of a number of distinguished books, including The World Treasury of Children's Literature and The World Treasury of Poetry. He died in 1999.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:800 pages, 9.5 × 7.62 × 2.5 inPublished:September 21, 2000Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316082678

ISBN - 13:9780316082679

Appropriate for ages: 13

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