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Who Was Robert Ripley? by Kirsten Anderson
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Who Was Robert Ripley? (edition 2015)

by Kirsten Anderson (Author)

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Title:Who Was Robert Ripley?
Authors:Kirsten Anderson (Author)
Info:Penguin Workshop (2015), Edition: DGS, 112 pages
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This book is about Robert Ripley's life. It talks about how he traveled around the world and found fascinating things. I liked it because it talked about "Believe It Or Not". I also liked all of the neat things he found. ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0448482983, Paperback)

Enter a world of shrunken heads, mystic holy men, shriveled aliens, and bizarre relics in the delightfully odd tale of Robert Ripley. Born in California, Ripley began his career as a sports cartoonist. He went on to chronicle global records and oddities in his weekly column, Believe It Or Not! After publishing mogul William Randolph Hearst took an interest in the column, it became a syndicated global success. Ripley spent his life traveling to more than 200 countries in search of strange objects and interesting facts. His penchant for the peculiar launched an entertainment empire, and his collection of artifacts can be seen worldwide at his famous Odditoriums. Believe It Or Not!

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"Enter a world of shrunken heads, mystic holy men, shriveled aliens, and bizarre relics in the delightfully odd tale of Robert Ripley. Born in California, Ripley began his career as a sports cartoonist. He went on to chronicle global records and oddities in his weekly column, Believe It Or Not! After publishing mogul William Randolph Hearst took an interest in the column, it became a syndicated global success. Ripley spent his life traveling to more than 200 countries in search of strange objects and interesting facts. His penchant for the peculiar launched an entertainment empire, and his collection of artifacts can be seen worldwide at his famous Odditoriums. Believe It Or Not!"--… (more)

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