• Don't Know Much about Geography: Everything You Need to Know about the World But Never Learned

    Don't Know Much about Geography: Everything You Need to Know about the World But Never Learned (Don't Know Much About) (CD-Audio) By (author) Kenneth C Davis, Read by Joe Ochman, Read by Mark Bramhall, Read by Paul Boehmer, Read by Zach McLarty, Read by Adenrele Ojo

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    DescriptionFrom bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis comes a treasure trove of answers to questions about our world. Was there an Atlantis? What's the smallest country in the world? What's the difference between a jungle and a rain forest? Kenneth C. Davis, author of "Don't Know Much About(R) History, Don't Know Much About(R) the Civil War" and "Don't Know Much About(R) the Bible, " turns his inimitable wit and wide-ranging knowledge to the subject of geography, and proves once and for all that there is a lot more to it than labeling countries on a map. From often amusing perceptions people have had through the ages about the world and the universe to the changing map of today, Davis shows how geography is really a great crossroad of many fields: biology, meteorology, astronomy, history, economics, and even politics. In this lively, entertaining, and endlessly fascinating presentation, you'll hear about the personalities that helped shape the world and learn the answers to questions that have vexed most of us since grade school. Along the way, Davis offers an affectionate ode to the earth: a celebration of the earth, a searching investigation of the destruction of our habitat, and a practical guide to saving our home planet. For anyone who has felt geographically ignorant ever since gas stations stopped handing out free maps, "Don't Know Much About(R) Geography" is enormously informative entertainment.

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    Don't Know Much about Geography
    Everything You Need to Know about the World But Never Learned
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kenneth C Davis, Read by Joe Ochman, Read by Mark Bramhall, Read by Paul Boehmer, Read by Zach McLarty, Read by Adenrele Ojo
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 150 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    ISBN 13: 9780385363488
    ISBN 10: 0385363486

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: GEO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: RG
    B&T General Subject: 710
    DC22: 910.02
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: JN
    Libri: I-JN
    BISAC V2.8: REF002000
    DC21: 910.02
    BISAC V2.8: SCI030000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A19010000
    DC22: 910/.76
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 56630
    LC classification: G131 .D38 2013
    Edition statement
    Updated, Expanded ed.
    Random House Audio Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Random House Audio Publishing Group
    Publication date
    21 May 2013
    Author Information
    Kenneth C. Davis is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "A Nation Rising"; "America's Hidden History"; and "Don't Know Much About(R) History," which spent thirty-five consecutive weeks on the "New York Times" bestseller list, sold more than 1.6 million copies, and gave rise to his phenomenal Don't Know Much About(R) series for adults and children. A resident of New York City and Dorset, Vermont, Davis frequently appears on national television and radio and has been a commentator on NPR's "All Things Considered."