The New York Public Library Desk Reference

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Macmillan USA, 1998 - Reference - 1040 pages
The need for a single-volume reference book of commonly sought information has resulted in this all-new and easy-to-use edition of The New York Public Library Desk Reference. You will find a variety of information on influential people, world events, meaningful facts, important dates, useful instructions, and handy advice. Information is organized into well-researched lists, easy-to-read charts and graphs, tables, valuable and interesting sidebars, definitions galore, and much more - complete with full-color maps and illustrations, cross references, web addresses to aid in further research, and other print sources for additional information.

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User Review  - MuzLibrary - LibraryThing

Ok, yes, I know the concept of a reference book like this is outdated by the internet. But the browsing alone leads to hours of amusement. I mean, if you're a factoid nerd like me. A quick reference ... Read full review

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User Review  - xenchu - LibraryThing

I did not actually read the book but I looked through it completely. It is a handy reference. I did read all the text in red which was amusing trivia. At any rate it is worth having even if now somewhat out of date. Read full review

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