Book of Secrets

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, Oct 21, 2008 - Reference - 152 pages
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Did you know there's a secret daily flight from the United States to Cuba? Or, that in 1966, the U.S. government smashed a bacteria-laden light bulb inside the New York subway system? Thomas Eaton's Book of Secrets reveals hundreds of clandestine, covert, surreptitious, furtive, hush-hush, and taboo pop-cultural and historical curiosities, from government cover-ups to marketing tricks to Colonel Sander's secret recipe. Practical secrets are also revealed, such as how to obtain a flight upgrade, speak in public, or win friends and influence people. Production features include a Kivar cover with rounded corners and foil stamping.
 

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The book is really small. Fits in the palm of your hand. I thought it was going to be a bit larger but it is still a cute book! Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
22
Section 3
27
Section 4
47
Section 5
83
Section 6
110
Section 7
120
Section 8
135
Section 9
147
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About the author (2008)

Editor Thomas Eaton studied history at Oxford and Cambridge Universities in the United Kingdom. After working in magazine publishing, he has spent the last few years writing quizzes for television and newspapers, including The Weakest Link, allowing him to indulge in his love of the trivial and the arcane. He is a leading member of the Society of Secrets.

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