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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