The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2003

Front Cover
Ken Park
World Almanac Books, 2003 - Reference - 1008 pages
2 Reviews

A perennial #1 New York Times Bestseller, with comprehensive, reliable, and up-to-date information on every subject imaginable, right at your fingertipsFor 135 years, The World Almanac has remained the source of choice for people who want quick access to information they know they can trust. More comprehensive than a web site, quicker and easier to use than the Internet and other on-line sources, and cheaper that 15 days of Internet access, The World Almanac is found in more homes, schools, libraries, businesses, and media outlets than any other reference source. The World Almanac 2003 provides over 1,000 pages of facts and figures, including:* A complete recap of the 2002 Winter Olympics, including the results of every event * The Year in Pictures: Two color photo sections highlighting the year`s most dramatic news, sports, and entertainment events * The Facts Behind the News: Up-to-date and comprehensive information on the arts and entertainment, awards and prizes, U.S. cities and states, nations of the world, sports, the environment, vital statistics, lifestyles, education, travel and tourism, science and technology, astronomy, sex, health and nutrition, the economy and business, and much more

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - AlexTheHunn - LibraryThing

I keep old almanacs around as a reference for previous information. I buy an almanac ever four or five years. These days, with internet information being so accessible, I doubt I'll ever buy a current ... Read full review

Review: The World Almanac And Book Of Facts

User Review  - 0ricky0 - Goodreads

One of those must haves for everyones bathroom! Read full review

Contents

THE ONGOING WAR AGAINST TERRORISM 4
4
FOCUS
11
YEAR IN REVIEW
17
Copyright

10 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

The Advisory Team
Thomas R. Glodek
Limited preview - 2007

About the author (2003)

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.

Bibliographic information