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Ruby Slippers, Madonna's Bra, and Einstein's Brain The Locations of America's Pop Culture Artifacts von Epting, Chris (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 01.03.2006
  • Verlag: Santa Monica Press
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Ruby Slippers, Madonna's Bra, and Einstein's Brain

Anyone who has ever wondered where Dorothy's ruby slippers, George Washington's teeth, or the world's largest olive are located will be thrilled to take this journey to find hundreds of the most important items from America's popular culture. Found in such major institutions as the Smithsonian and the Basketball Hall of Fame as well as in such offbeat collections as the Sing Sing Prison Museum and the Delta Blues Museum, these pop culture treasures include the most famousand quirkiestitems from movies, crime, TV, sports, music, history, and America's roadside attractions.The Ruby Slippers, Madonna's Bra, and Einstein's Brain is divided into the following chapters: American Curiosities, Roadside Relics, Historic Artifacts, Criminal Remains, Celebrity Antiquities, Movie and Television Keepsakes, Music Mementos, and Sports Memorabilia. There's even a list of the Top Ten Missing in Action Pop Culture Artifacts.Some of the most fascinating treasures found in the book include:The Cardiff GiantThomas Edison's Last BreathWorld's Largest Ball of TwineGeorge Washington's TeethLizzie Borden's AxeJohn Wilkes Booth's ThoraxWatergate File CabinetAbraham Zapruder's CameraTom Thumb's Wedding CakeCasablanca PianoEasy Rider MotorcycleJimi Hendrix's Woodstock GuitarElvis Presley's Report CardPaul ",Bear", Bryant's HatMiracle on Ice Skates


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 01.03.2006
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781595808622
    Verlag: Santa Monica Press
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