• The Great Book of American Trivia: Fun Random Facts & American History

  • Trivia USA 2
  • By: Bill O'Neill
  • Narrated by: Derek Newman
  • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
  • 3.9 out of 5 stars (28 ratings)

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The Great Book of American Trivia: Fun Random Facts & American History

By: Bill O'Neill
Narrated by: Derek Newman
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Slept through high school history? Need a more entertaining refresher than a dusty textbook? Want to learn more about America and its interesting history?

Pick up The Great Book of American Trivia, the ultimate compendium of American trivia and little-known facts. A quick audiobook packed with information.

Here you will find out:

  • Which US president survived an assassination attempt - and didn’t even pause his speech?
  • What holiday’s origin story was actually just a tall tale to unite a country at war?
  • Where in the world can you find an American mountain range - that isn’t in America?
  • How did an earthquake lead to the Trail of Tears?
  • What first lady gossip shook up an entire presidential cabinet?

Overstuffed like the Thanksgiving turkey with answers to these questions and more facts - sometimes fun, sometimes serious, but always as true as we can confirm among America’s fables - The Great Book of American Trivia takes on the real drama behind the quaint stories we found as students in US history books. A novelty among trivia books, here you’ll learn the real stories, the mysteries, and the fascinating tidbits about American history from its first inhabitants to present day.

Whether you know nothing about America’s past or you consider yourself an expert, you’ll learn something new and find yourself entertained as you discover or relive the nation’s troubles, mistakes, triumphs, and challenges. Dig in now and start learning the interesting stories that shaped America into what it is today.

©2017 Bill O'Neill (P)2018 Bill O'Neill

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