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A curious man

Neal Thompson

A curious man

the strange and brilliant life of Robert "Believe it or not" Ripley

by Neal Thompson

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

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  • Journalists,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    The marvelously compelling biography of Robert Ripley, the enigmatic cartoonist turned globetrotting millionaire who won international fame by celebrating the world"s strangest oddities.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [379]-404) and index.

    StatementNeal Thompson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4874.R53 T57 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination421 p., [16] p. of plates
    Number of Pages421
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27144361M
    ISBN 10077043620X
    ISBN 109780770436209
    LC Control Number2012046850
    OCLC/WorldCa807024472

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    The Curious Man: The Life and Works of Dr. Hans Nieper Paperback – Feb. 4 by Hans A Nieper MD (Author) out of 5 stars 40 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle Edition "Please retry" CDN$ — — Hardcover Reviews: Hagoth: He Being an Exceedingly Curious Man: Publication Type: Artwork: Year of Publication: Authors: Weight, Ashly: Keywords: Hagoth: Abstract: Ashly Weight has always been fascinated with the story of Hagoth in the Book of Mormon. In the last chapter of Alma it says that Hagoth was a curious man who built large ships.

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