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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harperaudio
Publication date April 1, 1991
Binding Cassette/Spoken Word
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781559943475
ISBN-10 1559943475
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $9.95
Other format details audio
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Relates facts and information about a host of ordinary things ranging from safety pins to negligees.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: For lovers of facts, students of popular culture, history buffs, and science enthusiasts, the fascinating stories behind 500 everyday items, expressions, and customs--from Kleenex to steak sauce, Barbie Dolls to honeymoons.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780060550981 Book cover for 9780785834373
 
from Chartwell Books (May 15, 2016); titled "Panati's Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things"
9780785834373 | details & prices | 480 pages | List price $12.99
About: For lovers of facts, students of popular culture, history buffs, and science enthusiasts, the foremost specialist on everything tells how and why hundreds of the everyday items, expressions, and customs we take for granted came into existence.
With James D. Lavin, Ramiro Larranaga, Victoria and Albert Museum (other contributor) | from Harpercollins (August 1, 1987); titled "Panati's Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things"
9780060550981 | details & prices | List price $22.50
This edition also contains The Art and Tradition of the Zuloagas: Spanish Damascene from the Khalili Collection
About: For lovers of facts, students of popular culture, history buffs, and science enthusiasts, the foremost specialist on everything tells how and why hundreds of the everyday items, expressions, and customs we take for granted came into existence.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780060960933
 
Reissue edition from Harpercollins (September 1, 1989); titled "Panati's Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things"
9780060964191 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $16.99
About: Relates facts and information about a host of ordinary things ranging from safety pins to negligees
from Harpercollins (June 1, 1989); titled "Panati's Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things"
9780060960933 | details & prices | List price $20.01
About: Relates facts and information about a host of ordinary things ranging from safety pins to negligees
Cassette/Spoken Word
The price comparison is for this edition
from Harperaudio (April 1, 1991); titled "Panati's Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things"
9781559943475 | details & prices | List price $9.95
About: Relates facts and information about a host of ordinary things ranging from safety pins to negligees.

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