The Book of Lasts: The Stories Behind the Endings That Changed the World

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Triumphant conclusions and tragic endings, things that finished with a bang and others that faded out with a whimper-this is a tribute to the moment when that final curtain closes. It's a fitting follow-up to the popular Book of Firsts (60,000 copies sold), a richly illustrated and quirky peek into both recent and not-too-recent history. People, animals, events, and practices all receive their due, from those that changed the face of society to those we barely noticed. Back once again for a closing round of applause: the ...

The Book of Lasts: The Stories Behind the Endings That Changed the World 2006, Cassell Illustrated, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781844032594

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The Book of Lasts: The Stories Behind the Endings That Changed the World 2006, Cassell Illustrated

ISBN-13: 9781844035144

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