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Notable Last Facts: A Compendium Of Endings, Conclusions, Terminations And…

by William B. Brahms

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This book is unique. Americans are always interested in who was first, or who is first. Mr. Brahms has taken a different approach. In a very interesting book, he details hundreds and hundreds of famous lasts. A great book for general interest and an excellent reference book that should be on the shelves of any library. ( )
  LawrenceJDanks | Dec 21, 2008 |
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Notable Last Facts: A Compendium of Endings, Conclusions, Terminations and Final Events Throughout History is a core reference book for libraries. More than 16,000 facts have been expertly researched and presented in an easy-to-use format. Its sturdy construction and user-friendly format will make this book a trusted and much-used resource for librarians, historians, authors, news writers and others. A “Notable Last Fact” is any historically significant event, person, place or thing that marks the end of its kind or its era. Lasts carry symbolic demarcations of our advances, failures and changes.

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