Did Monkeys Invent the Monkey Wrench?: Hardware Stores and Hardware Stories
Vince Staten (Author)
DescriptionVince 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.
Simon & Schuster
June 05, 1997
5.5 X 0.59 X 8.56 inches | 0.69 pounds
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