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Dirty Little Secrets of the Twentieth Century

2.95 of 5 stars 2.95  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  4 reviews
The popular author of Dirty Little Secrets, Dirty Little Secrets of World War II, and Dirty Little Secrets of the Vietnam War offers a comprehensive look at what really happened in our century, exposing the real stories behind what we've always assumed as fact. In a concise, easy-to-read format, Dunnigan divulges 150 of the biggest misconceptions about the twentieth centur ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published September 22nd 1999 by William Morrow Paperbacks
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Emily Mellow
Just too much unformation in here that I didn't care about. I like that spelling error; it's apt. Not enough dirty little secrets; it more seemed full of random bits of history, though honestly I didn't read much of it.
May 02, 2008 Gouty rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: everyone
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All of Dunnigan and Nofi's "Dirty Little Secrets...." books are very well written, and in a most satisfying format. They call them "random access" books. Each chapter will deal with an over arching theme, such as Global Media, but with in each chapter there are independant bits of information that can run from one paragraph in length to a few pages. So one can open any page and start reading. All of their books are packed with intresting information.
Sep 05, 2010 Jay is currently reading it
I like this book, but it's lack of source material is concerning. I have no idea where he's getting his information from...
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Dec 22, 2010 Roger Singh is currently reading it
A little dry and dragging.
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