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Desk Encyclopedia, The New American: Third Revised Edition

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The only one-volume paperback pocket encyclopedia available is back in a completely revised and updated 3rd edition. With 14,000 entries covering virtually every field of knowledge, the book's revisions reflect myriad changes in international politics and include the 1992 U.S. presidential election. 16-page, full-color atlas of the earth and universe, plus 225 location ...more
Paperback, 1376 pages
Published April 1st 1993 by Signet
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Susan Budd
Aug 12, 2016 Susan Budd rated it it was amazing
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Who remembers life before the Internet?

The New American Desk Encyclopedia was a twentieth century must-have. Mine sits between The American Heritage Dictionary and The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus on a shelf of dusty paperback reference books ~ all pleasantly battered from my school days.

In 2015, The New American Desk Encyclopedia still has a lot going for it. It covers a wide range of disciplines in entries that vary in length from a few sentences to half a page. In “X” ~ at 1 pages the shortest
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