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The New York Times Practical Guide to Practically Everything: The Essential Companion for Everyday Life (New York Times Practical Guide to Practically Everything: The)

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A New and Totally Updated Edition of the Ultimate Practical Reference.

The New York Times Practical Guide to Practically Everything is the comprehensive resource for hands-on pursuits of everyday life, from personal finance to home maintenance and gardening. All the wisdom ofTheNew York Times’ experts in every field is packed into one volumethat is filled with new arti

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Hardcover, Second Edition, 896 pages
Published November 24th 2009 by St. Martin's Press (first published October 17th 2006)
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Aziff
Jul 28, 2014 Aziff rated it liked it
A simple (but thick) book to have on the shelve that serves great for references and as the title says, a guide to practically everything. Although in this context, everything American. I have a dozens of books like these inherited from my family members though it does bear worth remembering that knowledge is constantly being updated with new findings and facts. I particularly enjoyed the section on personal finance, food and home maintenance. The NYT Practical Guide to Practically Everything is ...more
Darryl Mills


A wonderful go-to-guide for just about every practical (sometimes impractical) situation. Fun & easy to read. Most references are timeless insuring that you will read this book often. Sometimes just for kicks.
Marie
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Very interesting. There are tidbits about just about everything: weather forecasting, how to survive a plane crash, a list of films you "haven't seen".... Fun, informative, and thought-provoking.
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