Did Monkeys Invent the Monkey Wrench?: Hardware Stores and Hardware Stories

Vince Staten (Author)
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Description

Vince Staten, a man raised in a hardware store is offering not only a tour of that mechanical mecca but answers to the questions that have plagued humankind from time immemorial as well. Here, you'll finally discover whether or not the Swiss Army knife is really Swiss. You'll find the answers to essential questions like if cement is 7,000 years old why isn't the entire planet paved? Can you cook a duck in duck tape? Did monkeys invent the monkey wrench? And is there anything that Super Glue won't stick to? Yes, in this book you'll discover the secret history of all the things that hold your house together, and where all the tools that you ever dreamed of having came from.

Product Details

Price
$17.95
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
June 05, 1997
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.59 X 8.56 inches | 0.69 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780684832746
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