Ask the Past

Pertinent and Impertinent Advice from Yesteryear
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (2.57 hours)
Product Number: Z100100700
Released: Aug 07, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781478962830
Narrator/s: Graeme Malcolm
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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Want to know how to garden with lobsters? How to sober up? Grow a beard? Or simply how to make a perfect omelet? Look no further. Rather, look backward. Based on the popular blog, Ask the Past is full of the wisdom of the ages—as well as the fad diets, zany pickup lines, and bacon Band-Aids of the ages. Drawn from centuries of antique texts by historian and bibliophile Elizabeth P. Archibald, Ask the Past offers a delightful array of advice both wise and weird. Whether it's eighteenth-century bedbug advice (sprinkle bed with gunpowder and let smolder), budget fashion tips of the Middle Ages (save on the clothes, splurge on the purse) or a sixteenth-century primer on seduction (hint: do no pass gas), Ask the Past is a wildly entertaining guide to life from the people who lived it first.

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Original Publish Date: May 05, 2015

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Product Number EB00588289
Released: May 05, 2015
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Publisher: Hachette Books
ISBN: #9780316342469

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