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pink flamingos and the yellow pages: the surprising stories behind the colors of our world

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  • Pink Flamingos and the Yellow Pages

    The Surprising Stories behind the Colors of Our World

    by Bob Hambly ...
    Discover the weird and wonderful stories of our colorful world!Why are wedding dresses white? And what is the Ketchup and Mustard Theory? The answers always come back to color. Color infuses our lives with meaning, manifesting in science, language, design, pop culture, and beyond. Specific hues shape our everyday actions and define entire generations. In 75 short essays, this book reveals the ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Eureka!

    The Surprising Stories Behind the Ideas That Shaped the World

    The fascinating inspirations behind common inventions and creations- from Barbie to Sweet and Low to Mt. Rushmore.The slinky was born aboard a World War II ship.The Barbie doll was inspired by a German sex toy.Weight Watchers began with a Jewish housewife in Queens, New York.Eureka! explores the fascinating stories behind these famous creations and many others-from blue jeans to the Taj Mahal to ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Carols of Christmas

    A Celebration of the Surprising Stories Behind Your Favorite Holiday Songs

    by Andrew Gant ...
    From Andrew Gant, Oxford professor and renowned British composer, The Carols of Christmas is a joyous account of the history behind our favorite carols--from Advent through Epiphany.Everyone loves a carol--in the end, even Ebenezer Scrooge had a soft spot for them! They have the power to evoke a special type of mid-winter joy, like the aroma of gingerbread or the twinkle of lights on a tree. It's ... Read more

    $10.49 USD $8.49 USD

  • Find Your Pink Flamingos: Celebrating the Gifts of a Mom

    by Dee Dee Raap ...
    "Mirror, Mirror, on the wall, have you become the best of your mother after all?"The answer is a resounding “YES!” when you take the journey of finding the gifts of her life—the 16 values author Dee Dee Raap shares in her new book, Find Your Pink Flamingos: Celebrating the Gifts of a Mom.A flock of plastic pink flamingos on the prairie farm embarrassed Dee Dee as a child. Understanding her mother ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Red Herrings & Pink Flamingos

    A Humorous Cozy Mystery

    Book 1 - Robinson Family Detective Agency
    Natural causes? A little pink birdie told me otherwise.What looks more impressive on a resume? Nosy amateur sleuth or struggling no-name actress? Neither one pays the bills and Becky Robinson has a lot of bills. So, when she’s invited to the reading of her rich Uncle Al’s will, she daydreams about her inheritance.The problem, Becky doesn’t have an Uncle Al. And she never met the deceased.The ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Red Herrings & Pink Flamingos

    A Humorous Cozy Mystery

    Narrated by Kristen Jones ...
    Audiobook 1 - Robinson Family Detective Agency

    Unabridged

    2 hours 46 min

    Vacation with the characters you love from the Hollywood Whodunit series in a top-secret summer spinoff.Natural causes?A little pink birdie told me otherwise.What looks more impressive on a resume? Nosy amateur sleuth or struggling no-name actress? Neither one pays the bills and Becky Robinson has a lot of bills. So, when she's invited to the reading of her rich Uncle Al's will, she daydreams ... Read more

    $6.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • From Altoids to Zima

    The Surprising Stories Behind 125 Famous Brand Names

    by Evan Morris ...
    Ever wondered what the Ms in M&Ms stand for?If Scotch tape was invented in Scotland?Why a cereal that contains neither grapes nor nuts is called Grape Nuts?Who thought Gap was a good name for a clothing store?From the Adidas we wear to the Volkswagens we drive, the daily lives of Americans are dominated by the manufacturers' trademarks that adorn nearly everything we own. Food, clothes, cars, ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Smithsonian National Gem Collection—Unearthed

    Surprising Stories Behind the Jewels

    The scandals, mysteries, and human stories behind the world’s greatest gems are brought to life by the curator of the Smithsonian’s National Gem CollectionDr. Jeffrey E. Post, curator of the National Gem Collection for more than 25 years, separates fact from fiction in an all-new and original book, revealing fresh information and regaling the reader with anecdotes and tales of some of the world’s ... Read more

    $16.79 USD

  • Fun in the Yellow Pages

    by Bobbi Groover ...
    A vacation adventure filled with humor horses and the complexities of family relationships. ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • How to Land a Top-Paying Yellow pages space salespersons Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Resumes and Cover Letters, Interviews, Salaries, Promotions, What to Expect From Recruiters and More

    by Chen Theresa ...
    For the first time, a book exists that compiles all the information candidates need to apply for their first Yellow pages space salespersons job, or to apply for a better job.What you'll find especially helpful are the worksheets. It is so much easier to write about a work experience using these outlines. It ensures that the narrative will follow a logical structure and reminds you not to leave ... Read more

    $15.99 USD $14.39 USD

  • The Ftm Trans Yellow Pages

    The Trans Yellow Pages is the first published resource guide written by the Trans community, for the Trans community. ... Read more

    $3.00 USD

  • Writers' Yellow Pages

    by Mark J Dawson ...
    Finding the right professional help as a self-published author is always a challenge. In this book, best-selling author Mark Dawson brings together pros who can help your books shine. ... Read more

    Free