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ISBN-10: 1400034264

ISBN-13: 9781400034260

Edition: 2004

Authors: Slate Magazine, Slate Magazine

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Have you ever wondered what happens to recalled meat? Or whether attorney-client privilege applies after death? Do you know thedifference between a serial killer and a spree killer? Do you know how to stop a lava flow or rate a forest fire?THE EXPLAINER provides answers to all these questions and many more. The book is taken from the well-known column in the hugelypopular online magazine Slate.corn. While the Explainers on the site are often tied into news events, the editors have chosen entries thatwon't become dated and are working to cut the news hooks that do exist. The subjects range from the serious to the amusing and are alwayssurprising, teaching us about things we never stop to…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/9/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.30" wide x 7.99" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English