The Ruby Slippers, Madonna's Bra, and Einstein's Brain: The Locations of America's Pop Culture Artifacts by Chris EptingThe Ruby Slippers, Madonna's Bra, and Einstein's Brain: The Locations of America's Pop Culture Artifacts by Chris Epting

The Ruby Slippers, Madonna's Bra, and Einstein's Brain: The Locations of America's Pop Culture…

byChris Epting

Paperback | March 11, 2006

Pricing and Purchase Info

$22.69 online 
$25.50 list price save 11%
Earn 113 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

HURRY, ONLY 2 LEFT!
Quantity:

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

Anyone who has ever wondered where Dorothy's ruby slippers, George Washington's teeth, or the world's largest olive are located will be thrilled to take this journey to find hundreds of the most important items from America's popular culture. Found in such major institutions as the Smithsonian and the Basketball Hall of Fame as well as in such offbeat collections as the Sing Sing Prison Museum and the Delta Blues Museum, these pop culture treasures include the most famous-and quirkiest-items from movies, crime, TV, sports, music, history, and America's roadside attractions. The Ruby Slippers, Madonna's Bra, and Einstein's Brain is divided into the following chapters: American Curiosities, Roadside Relics, Historic Artifacts, Criminal Remains, Celebrity Antiquities, Movie and Television Keepsakes, Music Mementos, and Sports Memorabilia. There's even a list of the Top Ten Missing in Action Pop Culture Artifacts.Some of the most fascinating treasures found in the book include:The Cardiff GiantThomas Edison's Last BreathWorld's Largest Ball of TwineGeorge Washington's TeethLizzie Borden's AxeJohn Wilkes Booth's ThoraxWatergate File CabinetAbraham Zapruder's CameraTom Thumb's Wedding CakeCasablanca PianoEasy Rider MotorcycleJimi Hendrix's Woodstock GuitarElvis Presley's Report CardPaul Bear" Bryant's HatMiracle on Ice Skates "
Chris Epting is the author of numerous books, including James Dean Died Here, Led Zeppelin Crashed Here, Marilyn Monroe Dyed Here, and Roadside Baseball. He has contributed articles to such publications as the Los Angeles Times, Westways, Travel + Leisure, and Preservation magazine. He lives in Huntington Beach, California, with his wi...
Loading
Title:The Ruby Slippers, Madonna's Bra, and Einstein's Brain: The Locations of America's Pop Culture…Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.1 × 6.3 × 0.73 inPublished:March 11, 2006Publisher:Santa Monica PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1595800085

ISBN - 13:9781595800084

Reviews