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The Book of Origins by Trevor Homer
  

The Book of Origins

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Ever wanted to know when computers really started? Or who really discovered America? Would you be surprised to know that Marconi didn’t invent the radio? If you’re intrigued by these questions … this fact-filled book is for you!

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The Book of Origins by Trevor Homer

Everything has an origin. This book if for people who want to know how, or when, things began, where they came from, why they started. And when it has a human origin, such as the Mongol Empire or Ferrari cars, the name of the person who started it.

Everyday items such as the clothes we wear, the food we eat, the films we watch, the medicines that cure us, the languages we use, all began somewhere (and the answers are often not what you expect).

This book celebrates the work of explorers, scientists and inventors … people who wanted to know how the world works and ended by discovering something no one had ever seen before.

• Ever wondered who the first Olympic Champion was?
• Did you know who invented the radio (and it wasn’t Marconi!)?
• Or who really discovered America?

The answers are all in this fascinating fact-filled book

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'Great for one-upmanship in the pub with irritating know-it-alls.'
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About the Author

Trevor Homer
Trevor Homer was born and educated in the Black Country and is a former British Amateur Champion golfer, who represented England 17 times. He has been a director of several private and public companies, as well as running a large charity.

Married with two sons, he now lives in South Staffordshire.

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Publication date

5th October 2006

Author

Trevor Homer

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Author's Website

www.trevorhomer.com
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Publisher

Judy Piatkus Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

The Real World
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Trivia & quiz question books
General encyclopaedias

ISBN

9780749951658

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