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The Book Of Lists Horror

Author : Amy Wallace
ISBN : 9780061982378
Genre : Reference
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The phenomenally popular Book of Lists series has sold millions of copies from coast to coast, enthralling trivia aficionados with fascinating infobits about simply everything! Now the latest edition turns an evil eye toward the strange, the blood-curdling, and the macabre with spine-tingling fun facts from the dark side of entertainment. Chock-full of creepy information from the netherworlds of movies, TV, literature, video games, comic books, and graphic novels, The Book of Lists: Horror offers a blood-feast of forbidden knowledge that horror fans are hungry to devour, including: Stephen King's Ten Favorite Horror Novels or Short Stories—learn what scares the master! Top Six Grossing Horror Movies of All Time in the United States— which big shocks translated into big bucks? Top Ten Horror-Themed Rock 'n' Roll Songs—maybe it is ‘devil's music' after all! And much, much more! Drawing on its authors' extensive knowledge and contributions from the (living) legends and greatest names in the horror and dark fantasy genres, The Book of Lists: Horror is a scream—an irresistible compendium of all things mysterious, terrifying, and gory . . . and so entertaining, it's scary!
Category: Reference

The Book Of Lists

Author : Ira Basen
ISBN : 9780735273078
Genre : Reference
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A revised, updated and even more Canadian edition of the classic bestseller. In 1977, The Book of Lists, the first and best compendium of facts weirder than fiction, was published. Filled with intriguing information and must-talk-about trivia it has spawned many imitators--but none as satisfying or successful. In 2005, Ira Basen and Jane Farrow brought together the most entertaining and informative of these original lists and augmented them with homegrown material in the first Canadian edition. Now, more than a decade later, this refreshed and expanded edition gives us even more highly addictive lists, including · Margaret Atwood’s 10 Annoying Things to Say to Writers · 6 Cases of People Killed by God · Jesse Wente’s 8 Films You Should Watch to Prepare for the End of the World · First Sexual Encounters of 17 Prominent Canadians · Cathal Kelly’s 9 Most Compelling Players in Soccer History · 10 People Who Died Laughing Fun, revealing and full of facts you didn’t know you needed to know, The Book of Lists will inspire the list-maker in every reader.
Category: Reference

The Book Of Lists

Author : David Wallechinsky
ISBN : 9780307366177
Genre : Reference
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A new edition of the classic bestseller from the original authors, with additional material specifically prepared for Canadian readers by long-time This Morning CBC producer, Ira Basen, and Jane Farrow, the author of Wanted Words. In 1977, a publishing sensation was born. The Book of Lists, the first and best compendium of facts weirder than fiction, was published. Filled with intriguing information and must-talk-about trivia it has spawned many imitators — but none as addictive or successful. For nearly three decades since, the editors have been researching curious facts, unusual statistics and the incredible stories behind them. Now the most entertaining and informative of these have been brought together in a long-awaited, thoroughly up-to-date new edition that is also the first Canadian edition. Ira Basen and Jane Farrow have augmented the existing lists with fascinating homegrown material, and compiled lists specifically of relevance to Canadian readers. So if you’ve always wanted to find out how porcupines really mate, how comedy can kill and — that most essential piece of knowledge — how long the longest recorded nose was, this is the book for you. With contributions from a variety of celebrities and experts including Margaret Atwood, Mike Myers, Michael Ondaatje, Dave Eggers, Phillip Pullman and Charlotte Gray, this anthology has something for everyone — and more than you ever suspected you wanted to know. A list of lists from The Book of Lists: 10 Notable Film Scenes Left on the Cutting Room Floor 10 Afflictions and Their Patron Saints 14 Nations with More Sheep Than People 5 Trips to the Canadian Wilderness That Ended in Disaster 10 Really Bad Canadian Sports Teams 14 Last Words of Famous Canadians Kurt Browning’s 9 Turning Points in Figure Skating History 7 Trial Verdicts That Caused Riots 12 Museums of Limited Appeal 10 Unusual Canadian Place Names That Start with a “B” 7 Well-Known Sayings Attributed to the Wrong Person 10 Celebrated People Who Read Their Own Obituaries Sloan's Jay Ferguson’s 10 Perfect Pop Songs 13 Possible Sites for the Garden of Eden 9 Canadian Sports Stars Who Became Politicians First Sexual Encounters of 13 Prominent Canadians From the Paperback edition.
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The Book Of Lists For Teens

Author : Sandra Choron
ISBN : 0547346972
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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Face it: no self-respecting young adult likes to be caught out of the know. But few teenagers have the time or inclination to plow through Web sites, almanacs, and weighty reference books to find the answers to all their questions. The Book of Lists for Teens is an informative, lively, and engaging source of information about all kinds of things, and it’s fun. It’s all here: everything that matters most to people aged twelve to sixteen, from lists on cyberfun, music, and movies to advice about social pressures, family matters, and planning for the future. Packed with Internet addresses, recommended reading, and project ideas, The Book of Lists for Teens provides a resource that goes far beyond its pages. Featuring: • Tips for raising well-adjusted parents • Consumer scams especially aimed at teens • Foods to eat before taking a test • Tips for buying a stereo • How to stay safe at concerts • Reasons to keep a private journal (and ways to make sure it stays that way—private!) And much, much more . . .
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

The Esl Ell Teacher S Book Of Lists

Author : Jacqueline E. Kress, Ed.D.
ISBN : 9780470222676
Genre : Education
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Everything educators need to know to enhance learning for ESL students This unique teacher time-saver includes scores of helpful, practical lists that may be reproduced for classroom use or referred to in the development of instructional materials and lessons. The material contained in this book helps K-12 teachers reinforce and enhance the learning of grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and writing skills in ESL students of all ability levels. For easy use and quick access, the lists are printed in a format that can be photocopied as many times as required. A complete, thoroughly updated glossary at the end provides an indispensable guide to the specialized language of ESL instruction.
Category: Education

The All New Book Of Lists For Kids

Author : Sandra Choron
ISBN : 0618191356
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 63.71 MB
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Offers numerous lists of fun, factual, and trivial issues, such as discontinued ice cream flavors and most popular websites for kids, along with "netiquette" tips, helpful references, and more. Original.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Wrestlecrap Book Of Lists

Author : R. D. Reynolds
ISBN : 9781554902873
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 70.79 MB
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Wrestlingӳ biggest mistakes, most comical mishaps, and most egotistical performers are all featured in this cornucopia of nonsense presented in top-10 list format.Lists include The Greatest Mullets in the History of the Game, Wrestlers Who Moonlighted in Porn, The Wrestling Divas Who Suffered the Greatest Falls from Grace, and The 25 Worst Gimmicks of All Time. Irreverent, off-kilter, and certain to be offensive to all, this compendium is a hilarious look at the lunacy of professional wrestling.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Royal Book Of Lists

Author : Matt Richardson
ISBN : 9781770700321
Genre : History
File Size : 63.42 MB
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If you think you’ve already heard everything there is to know about the royal family - think again! Even Queen Victoria herself would be amused (not to mention astonished) by the hundreds of revelations to be found within The Royal Book of Lists. Covering over a thousand years of royal history, this fascinating book tells the often turbulent story of a nation and an empire through those privileged few who came to embody it. In the process, author Matt Richardson has succeeded in highlight all the triumphs, tragedies, and of course the scandals that are central to this rich heritage. Balanced, in-depth, frequently irreverent but always compelling, The Royal Book of Lists has something to interest everyone. Coming as it does in time for Queen Elizabeth II’s Golden Jubilee, the book stands as a timely and accessible introduction to Britain’s - and Canada’s - royal family.
Category: History

The Great Canadian Book Of Lists

Author : Randy Ray
ISBN : 9781459725492
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 54.86 MB
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Who were Canada’s ten most romantic couples of the twentieth century? What were this country’s worst disasters, its ten best beers, and its most controversial works of art in the past one hundred years? Where will you find the most haunted places in Canada and who are Canada’s greatest heroes, its most accomplished athletes, and its most despised criminals? The Great Canadian Book of Lists chronicles a century of achievements, trends, important and influential people, and fascinating events that have shaped this country as it heads into a new millennium. Award-winning writers Mark Kearney and Randy Ray, who have delighted readers with their bestselling books The Great Canadian Trivia Book and The Great Canadian Trivia Book 2, turn the spotlight on the twentieth century to determine the best, worst, and most significant happenings in our lives. Not content with supplying a shopping list of items about Canada, Kearney and Ray provide plenty of details to support why certain people and events are included on the lists. And their statistical snapshots comparing a variety of societal trends over different years show readers how Canada has changed in the course of the past century. You’ll also learn how experts from the worlds of science, sports, lifestyle, literature, and politics rate the personalities and events that have made Canada what it is today. And several guest celebrities weigh in with lists they’ve created exclusively for The Great Canadian Book of Lists. Enlightening, controversial and fun, The Great Canadian Book of Lists is bound to start as many arguments as it settles. Was Guy Lafleur a better hockey player than Rocket Richard? Why are rower Silken Laumann and actress Margot Kidder on the same list? What were the best Canadian novels of the twentieth century? And what are some key milestones achieved by Canadian women, medical doctors, inventors, and musicians? Innovations and flops, successes and failures, comebacks and breakthroughs, record setters and trend setters: You’ll find them all in The Great Canadian Book of Lists.
Category: Games & Activities

The Hollywood Book Of Lists

Author : Stephen J. Spignesi
ISBN : 0806522127
Genre : Performing Arts
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The author of The Beatles Book of Lists and more than a dozen other pop culture books provides an entertaining and irresistible look at all the things Tinsel Town is famous for -- the movie stars and movies, Hollywood landmarks, Hollywood scandals, outlandish overspending, and much, much more! Boasting over 100 fascinating lists of Hollywood trivia, facts, and lore, The Hollywood Book of Lists includes . . . -- 9 Rumors About the Death of Marilyn Monroe -- 23 Miscasting Debacles -- 14 Movies With Great Hair -- 6 Great Movie Musical Moments -- 178 Memorable Female Movie Star Nude Scenes -- 19 Movie Stars Who Have Done TV Commercials -- The 20 Most Expensive Movies of All Time -- 34 Directors' Cameos in Movies -- 13 Hidden Jokes in Animated Movies -- 28 Bad Remakes -- 56 Movie Star Burial Spots -- 44 Movie Stars Who Got Their Start on TV -- The 11 Best Movies About High School -- 16 Really Long Movie Kissing Scenes -- 18 Wild Hollywood Rumors -- 34 Terrible Performances by Great Actors -- 34 Great Performances by Terrible Actors -- 18 Hollywood Scandals -- 17 Hollywood Mysteries -- 33 Movies That Destroyed Careers -- Hollywood's 20 Biggest Flops . . . and scores more. The Hollywood Book of Lists takes a headfirst dive into the deep end of the pool, and the results are both hilarious and interesting.
Category: Performing Arts

The Vampire Book

Author : J Gordon Melton
ISBN : 9781578593507
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The Ultimate Collection of Vampire Facts and Fiction From Vlad the Impaler to Barnabas Collins to Edward Cullen to Dracula and Bill Compton, renowned religion expert and fearless vampire authority J. Gordon Melton, PhD takes the reader on a vast, alphabetic tour of the psychosexual, macabre world of the blood-sucking undead. Digging deep into the lore, myths, pop culture, and reported realities of vampires and vampire legends from across the globe, The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead exposes everything about the blood thirsty predator. Death and immortality, sexual prowess and surrender, intimacy and alienation, rebellion and temptation. The allure of the vampire is eternal, and The Vampire Book explores it all. The historical, literary, mythological, biographical, and popular aspects of one of the world's most mesmerizing paranormal subject. This vast reference is an alphabetical tour of the psychosexual, macabre world of the soul-sucking undead. In the first fully revised and updated edition in a decade, Dr. J. Gordon Melton (president of the American chapter of the Transylvania Society of Dracula) bites even deeper into vampire lore, myths, reported realities, and legends that come from all around the world. From Transylvania to plague-infested Europe to Nostradamus and from modern literature to movies and TV series, this exhaustive guide furnishes more than 500 essays to quench your thirst for facts, biographies, definitions, and more.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Mammoth Book Of Best New Horror 20

Author : Stephen Jones
ISBN : 0762437278
Genre : Fiction
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This annual collection of exceptional horror and dark fantasy fiction stories is the essential must-have for horror buffs. The 20th edition of this showcase of horror includes a comprehensive overview of international selections, an impressively researched necrology, and a list of indispensable contact addresses for the dedicated horror fan and aspiring writer of true horror.
Category: Fiction

The Book Of Lists For Kids

Author : Sandra Choron
ISBN : 039570815X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 53.77 MB
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Presents more than 300 lists about everything from freckles to video games, money to amusement parks, and breakfast cereals to rock music.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The People S Almanac Presents The Book Of Lists 2

Author : Irving Wallace
ISBN : UCSC:32106005020091
Genre : Reference
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Thousands of facts are presented in lists grouped under such headings as "Meet the People," "Sweet Land of Liberty," "Artful Facts," "Sights and Sounds," "Time Out for Sports," "You're in the Money," and "Celebrity Center."
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The Book Of Lists

Author : Amy Wallace
ISBN : 0688031838
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
File Size : 29.14 MB
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Thousands of facts are presented in lists grouped under such headings as "What's in a Name," "America the Beautiful," "Crime and Punishment," "Arty Facts," "From Head to Toe," "The Sporting Life," and "Coming Attractions."
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

The Sf Book Of Lists

Author : Maxim Jakubowski
ISBN : UOM:49015000963794
Genre : Fantasy fiction
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Collects lists of a wide range of facts and trivia concerning science fiction and fantasy authors and their writings
Category: Fantasy fiction