The Tall Book: A Celebration of Life from on High (Google eBook)

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Jul 1, 2009 - Social Science - 256 pages
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The Tall Book is a celebration of the tall-advantaged, which notes and explores the myriad benefits that come with living large--from the simple pleasures of being able to see over crowds at a parade, to the professional joys of earning more money, and having others perceive you as a natural leader. The Tall Book also offers well-researched explanations into the great unanswered questions of tallness, including: Why are people tall to begin with? How have tall people figured throughout history? Why are CEOs so tall? And how does tallness affect the dating game? Filled with illustrative graphics, charts, and piles of tall miscellanea and factoids, The Tall Book is a wonderful and much-needed exploration of life from on high.
  

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Review: The Tall Book: A Celebration of Life from on High

User Review  - Chechoui - Goodreads

This book was 5 stars amazing, and trust me, I have only rated one other books as 5 stars. To me "amazing" must mean powerfully meaningful and/or life altering, and this book was. I went on to spread ... Read full review

Review: The Tall Book: A Celebration of Life from on High

User Review  - Hella - Goodreads

Everyone who's over 6' tall should read this book. Period. Here's a 5-word summary of the book: "It's OK to be tall." The longer summary would read: "It's OK to be tall. You are not alone. And in fact ... Read full review

Contents

Here
A Look in
Why You Are Tall
Sixty Years of HeightReduction Pills
Where Tall Folk Produce More Tall
The Tall Fetish
Dreams
Acknowledgments
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

A 2003 graduate of Harvard, Arianne Cohens is the author of Help, It's Broken!: A Fix-It Bible for the Repair-Impaired and the co-editor of the upcoming essay book, Confessions of a Word Nerd. Her work has appeared in a number of national publications including LIFE Magazine, Marie Claire, Real Simple, Health, New York, The New York Times, National Geographic Adventure, Popular Mechanics, Time Out New York, The New York Times Magazine, and the Metro, where she is a weekly columnist. She has also contributed to National Public Radio's This American Life, and has appeared on NPR's Marketplace Money, and ABC News. She is 6'3" and lives in New York City.

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