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Oddballs And Eccentrics

by Karl Shaw

  • 243 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Book Sales .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Curiosities & Wonders,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages502
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8103622M
    ISBN 100785818391
    ISBN 109780785818397
    OCLC/WorldCa57410885

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The Mammoth Book of Oddballs and Eccentrics is exactly what it sounds like: Oddballs And Eccentrics book index of freaks, geeks, neurotics and crazies.

It's not the easiest reference book to navigate and it probably won't come in particularly handy to anyone for any rational reason, /5. His book "is not about madmen," he says, but "eccentrics," defined as those "unaware of how out of step their behaviour is." Thus Shaw omits Salvador Dali, among other intentional eccentrics.

Fortunately, he is left with enough oddballs to fill plus pages/5(5). Oddballs And Eccentrics Hardcover – J by Karl Shaw (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 34 4/5(1).

Genre/Form: Anecdotes Nonfiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shaw, Karl. Oddballs and eccentrics. Edison, NJ: Castle Books, (OCoLC) Mammoth Book of Oddballs and Eccentrics by Shaw, Karl A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend. Eccentrics is an enjoyable work, filled with amusing anecdotes of dozens of eccentrics. The book's flaw is in its science. As the authors readily admit, there hasn't been much of any study into eccentricity, so they made much of it up on the fly/5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 20 cm: Contents: Introduction --Aristocratic eccentrics --Religious eccentrics --Eccentric genius --Political eccentrics --Legal eccentrics --Military eccentrics --Medical eccentrics --The eccentric muse --Cracked actors & peculiar performers --Sporting eccentrics --Royal eccentrics --Eccentric.

Oddballs, Screwballs, and Other Eccentrics: A Reading List from Open Book Night by Susen Shi, Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street June 5, May’s Open Book Night was one filled with tales of truly wacky families, plays and novels that Author: Susen Shi.

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Oddballs Are Happier, MD Finds That's what University of Edinburgh psychologist David Weeks advises, based on his decade of research into happy eccentrics. ``I think I've obtained a different formula for happiness,'' said Weeks, on a recent trip to London to promote his book, ``Eccentrics.''.

Jim Westergard’s Oddballs is a tribute to humanity’s more unusual members, pairing forty short biographies with black-and-white wood-engraved portraits.

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From his parents to his siblings, Sleator grew up among a group of eccentrics whose views of the world differed markedly from what would be considered normal. Oddballs Summary. Oddballs is first an entertainment and second an account of Sleator's youth.

From his parents to his siblings, Sleator grew up among a group of eccentrics whose views of the world differed markedly from what would be considered normal. The Mammoth Book of Oddballs and Eccentrics (Mammoth Books) by Karl Shaw.

Carroll & Graf. Mass Market Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

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Buy, rent or sell.Biography. Cook was a wealthy merchant and worked as a woollen manufacturer in Wexford. Cook was generous and only had poor married people and their children work for him. He corresponded with merchants in Holland for woollen cloths and earned a fortune. He fled to Ipswich during the troubles in the reign of James II.

The parliament in Dublin on 7 May declared him to be attainted as a.Instead, Weeks theorizes endlessly, assigning quantitative values to personality traits, language skills, even the class distribution of eccentrics through the ages.

He spends far more time on historical oddballs (cross-dressing French revolutionaries and masochistic Author: David Weeks.