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5 yard sale Someone is selling the Encyclopedia Britannica in all its volumes, which take up a whole card table. It looks brand new, even though it must be sixty years old. That’s because it was only used a couple of times, when the kids passed through fifth grade and had to do reports on the Zambezi River and Warren Harding. Der Fuhrer was defunct. The boys came home, and everybody got the Encyclopedia Britannica, which sat on the bookshelf as they watched Gunsmoke through a haze of Winstons. Eventually these people grew old and were sent to a home by the same children who once wrote reports on Warren Harding. And now the complete and unabridged Encyclopedia Britannica, bulging with important knowledge, is sitting on a card table in a light rain. ...

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Additional Information

ISBN
9780822979623
Related ISBN
9780822962687
MARC Record
OCLC
870684332
Pages
72
Launched on MUSE
2014-02-18
Language
English
Open Access
No
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