Ripley's Impossibly Amazing! by Robert Le Roy Ripley
  

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Ripley's Impossibly Amazing! by Robert Le Roy Ripley

This is the latest volume in the popular Curioddities series, Impossibly Amazing! It is sure to astonish and captivate readers. Learn all about the crazy sport of buzkashi that uses a headless goat carcass as a ball, Otis the skydiving pug, or how the incredible vampire woman got her fangs. Filled with captivating facts and incredible images, audiences everywhere will be astounded and amazed.

About the Author

Robert Leroy Ripley was the man behind the Ripley brand - a journalist, radio presenter and cartoonist, who was fascinated by the oddities of everyday life. He was also passionate about travel and by 1940, at the age of 40, he had visited 201 countries. Combining these two interests he developed his own radio show - broadcast all over the world, even from underwater and snake pits, and also produced many cartoons, books, TV shows and film shorts. He was voted the most popular man in America in 1936 and his brand continued to develop even after his death in 1949. It is now enjoying a huge resurgence through the advent of the internet and through publication of Ripley's Believe It Or Not.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
384 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Robert Le Roy Ripley
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Publisher

Arrow (Young) an imprint of Cornerstone

Publication date

4th June 2015

ISBN

9781784751388


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