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A short history of nearly everything

by Bill Bryson

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Published by Anchor Canada in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life -- Origin -- Humor,
  • Human beings -- Origin -- Humor,
  • Culture -- Origin -- Humor

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBill Bryson.
    GenreHumor.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 544 p. ;
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20324099M
    ISBN 100385660049
    OCLC/WorldCa55016591

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