- Paperback: 1008 pages
- Publisher: World Almanac; 1 edition (November 22, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1600571484
- ISBN-13: 978-1600571480
ABOUT THE WORLD ALMANAC BOOK OF FACTS
The World Almanac is the #1 best-selling American reference book of all time. Since its debut in 1868, The World Almanac and Book of Facts has become the best-selling American reference book of all time, with more than 80 million copies sold. This essential household and workplace desk reference is “the most useful reference book known to modern man,” according to the L.A. Times. Renowned New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz calls it his “#1 reference work for facts.” It is the source for essential and authoritative facts for entertainment, reference and learning. The book contains thousands of facts and statistics that aren’t publicly available which are sourced and double-checked by the staff of World Almanac experts.
The 2012 Edition is jam-packed with essential and authoritative facts. The Wall Street Journal calls The World Almanac and Book of Facts “a treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information.”
Notable features for 2012 include:
- The World at a Glance: The most fascinating facts of the past year in science, economics, sports, arts and media, and more
- 2011: Year in Pictures: 16-page color photo section of the top stories of 2011
- 2012 Election Preview
- 2010 Census Results
- Time Capsule
- Year in Sports
- Greatest Sports Upsets
- The Year in Review
- Offbeat News Stories
- U.S. Colleges and Universities
- Economy and Employment
- 16 pages of world maps and flags and easy-to-use side tabs
- and much more.
ONE winner will receive their own copy of the 2012 World Almanac Book Of Facts.
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