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From the back cover: "....a rich haul of truly appalling decisions....From the fields of politics, business, sports, show business, science, the military, and everyday life, the authors have assembled a collection of anecdotes that while far from reassuring, are sure to entertain." ...more
Hardcover, 126 pages
Published May 1983 by Crown Publishers
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Christian D.  Orr
Apr 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
Ofttimes too tragic to be truly humorous.....


My Dad (God rest his soul) borrowed a copy of this book back in circa 1984, when I was 9 years old. Back then, (bearing in mind that this book is classified in the Humour genre), I did find the incidents described therein as rather funny, especially (1) the ill-fated British K-boats of WWI and (2) the story of James Barthes, the South African hang glider who made a lewd gesture at a nude sunbathing lady and got blasted out of the sky by her submachine
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This is a coffee table book with some VERY interesting facts!!
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Sir David Paradine Frost, OBE is a British journalist, comedian, writer and media personality, best known for his serious interviews with various political figures, the most notable being Richard Nixon. Since 2006, he has been hosting the weekly programme Frost Over the World on Al Jazeera English. He was portrayed by actor Michael Sheen opposite Frank Langella's Richard Nixon in the 2006 Peter Mo ...more

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