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The Resource A curious man : the strange & brilliant life of Robert 'Believe It or Not' Ripley, Neal Thompson

A curious man : the strange & brilliant life of Robert 'Believe It or Not' Ripley, Neal Thompson

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A curious man : the strange & brilliant life of Robert 'Believe It or Not' Ripley
Title
A curious man
Title remainder
the strange & brilliant life of Robert 'Believe It or Not' Ripley
Statement of responsibility
Neal Thompson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Robert Ripley's life is the stuff of a classic American fairy tale. Buck-toothed and hampered by shyness, Ripley turned his sense of being an outsider into an appreciation of the weird and wonderful. His pioneering firsts in print, radio and television tapped into something deep in the American consciousness and ensured a worldwide legacy that continues today
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Thompson, Neal
Dewey number
  • 031'.092
  • 031.092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ripley, Robert L.
  • Journalists
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Biography
Label
A curious man : the strange & brilliant life of Robert 'Believe It or Not' Ripley, Neal Thompson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781847947208
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
421 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781847947208
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
A curious man : the strange & brilliant life of Robert 'Believe It or Not' Ripley, Neal Thompson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781847947208
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
421 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781847947208
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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