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    The Onion Book of Known Knowledge: A Definitive Encyclopaedia of Existing Information in 27 Excruciating Volumes (Little, Brown and Company) (Paperback) By (author) The Onion

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    DescriptionAre you a witless cretin with no reason to live? Would you like to know more about every piece of knowledge ever? Do you have cash? Then congratulations, because just in time for the death of the print industry as we know it comes the final book ever published and the only one you will ever need: The Onion's compendium of all things known. Replete with an astonishing assemblage of facts, illustrations, maps, charts, threats, blood, and additional fees to edify even the most simple-minded book-buyer, THE ONION BOOK OF KNOWN KNOWLEDGE is packed with valuable information - such as the life stages of an Aunt; places to kill one's self in Utica, New York; and the dimensions of a female bucket, or "pail." With hundreds of entries for all 27 letters of the alphabet, THE ONION BOOK OF KNOWN KNOWLEDGE must be purchased immediately to avoid the sting of eternal ignorance.


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    Title
    The Onion Book of Known Knowledge
    Subtitle
    A Definitive Encyclopaedia of Existing Information in 27 Excruciating Volumes
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) The Onion
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 215 mm
    Height: 275 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 938 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780316133241
    ISBN 10: 0316133248
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.0
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: WH
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 460
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11800
    Libri: ENGM1080
    BIC E4L: HUM
    Ingram Subject Code: HU
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004020
    DC22: 818.607
    BISAC V2.8: HUM006000
    DC22: 818/.607
    BISAC V2.8: HUM007000, HUM000000, HUM016000
    DC23: 032.020207
    LC classification: PN6165 .O548 2013
    Illustrations note
    4 colour throughout
    Publisher
    Little, Brown & Company
    Imprint name
    Little, Brown & Company
    Publication date
    29 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    In a history spanning 24 years, 7 popular books and 19 Webby Awards, The Onion has attracted legions of loyal fans drawn to its fearless reporting and scathing commentary on world events, human behavior and journalistic convention.
    Review quote
    "Leave it to the geniuses at The Onion, who have revolutionized the science of sarcasmic infoengineering in the weekly print newspaper format, to do the same for the venerable encyclopedia. Miraculously, in only 250 or so pages, they have managed to cram more meaningful information about our universe into one book than Google or Bing or even Alta Vista have been able to do with several times that number of "web pages."" "Popmatters.com""