The World Almanac And Book of Facts 2004

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Pocket Books, 2004 - Reference - 1008 pages
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The #1 Bestselling American Reference Book of All Time

* Get More Familiar with Your World: Authoritative, up-to-date information on population, nations, states, economy, environment, education, sports, health, computers, history, presidents, personalities, awards, religion, sciences, the sun, and everything under it

* Remember 2003: Color photo scrapbook, authoritative chronology, Top Ten news stories, obituaries, quotes, and offbeat news of the year

* Compare Your Opinions with the Experts: Check out our Editors' Picks all-time rankings for films, music, history, and more; then send in your votes for next year's World Almanac (see page 1007 for details)

* Get Yourself or a Loved One into the Right College: A special essay by the editors of the Fiske Guides for college entrance

* Understand Baby Boomers: A statistical profile and memories timeline, with essays by Wendy Wasserstein and Joyce Maynard

* Use It All the Time: 2004 planning calendar; 2004 presidential election information; 2004 tax guide; business and associations directories; anti-terrorism preparation; crossword puzzle reference; mortgage-rate, mileage, and metric calculators; health and nutrition information; ZIP and area codes

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Features, Year in Review; Economy & Business; Noted Personalities, Entertainment; U.S. Cities, States, Population; U.S. Facts & History; Calendar, Science, Computers; Consumer Information; Nations of the World; Sports
The #1 Bestselling American Reference Book of All Time

* Get More Familiar with Your World: Authoritative, up-to-date information on population, nations, states, economy, environment, education, sports, health, computers, history, presidents, personalities, awards, religion, sciences, the sun, and everything under it

* Remember 2003: Color photo scrapbook, authoritative chronology, Top Ten news stories, obituaries, quotes, and offbeat news of the year

* Compare Your Opinions with the Experts: Check out our Editors' Picks all-time rankings for films, music, history, and more; then send in your votes for next year's World Almanac (see page 1007 for details)

* Get Yourself or a Loved One into the Right College: A special essay by the editors of the Fiske Guides for college entrance

* Understand Baby Boomers: A statistical profile and memories timeline, with essays by Wendy Wasserstein and Joyce Maynard

* Use It All the Time: 2004 planning calendar; 2004 presidential election information; 2004 tax guide; business and associations directories; anti-terrorism preparation; crossword puzzle reference; mortgage-rate, mileage, and metric calculators; health and nutrition information; ZIP and area codes

Quick Thumb Index
Use marks on book edge
Features, Year in Review; Economy & Business; Noted Personalities, Entertainment; U.S. Cities, States, Population; U.S. Facts & History; Calendar, Science, Computers; Consumer Information; Nations of the World; Sports

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About the author (2004)

Ken Park serves as publisher of World Almanac Education Group's reference division. In 25 years of reference publishing, he has produced award-winning print, CD-ROM and Internet products, including the "FACTS.com" and Facts For Learning Internet services and the "New York Times" best-selling "World Almanac Book of Facts", "World Almanac For Kids, "and" The World Almanac Book of Records". Ken has appeared on hundreds of TV and radio shows, including CNN, Fox News, National Public Radio, and other nationally syndicated radio and television.

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