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              Books by Bill Fawcett

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              How to Lose a War: More Foolish Plans and Great Military Blunders
                

              How to Lose a War: More Foolish Plans and Great Military Blunders (Paperback)

              By Fawcett, Bill

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              Features military blunder miscellany, from Ancient Greece to modern-day, including such ill-fated plans as: Xerxes' defeat in Greece at Marathon; Alexander's invasion of India; Napoloeon's occupation of Spain; the French humiliation by Prussia in 1870; and, Islanwanda, massacre o ...

              ISBN 9780061358449
              Published 1 October 2009 by HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series How to Lose Series
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              It Looked Good on Paper: Bizarre Inventions, Design Disasters, and Engineering Follies
                

              It Looked Good on Paper: Bizarre Inventions, Design Disasters, and Engineering Follies (Paperback)

              By Fawcett, Bill

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              Includes military, scientific, commercial, and infrastructure disasters such as: The Lead water pipes of Rome; Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse; Edison's electrical folly; Betamax; Concorde crash; Hubble - A $2 billion telescope that didn't work; the Mars probe failures due to simp ...

              ISBN 9780061358432
              Published 15 January 2009 by HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              You Said What?: Lies and Propaganda Throughout History
               

              You Said What?: Lies and Propaganda Throughout History (Paperback)

              By Fawcett, Bill

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              Throughout history, there have been frauds, deceptions, propaganda, and trickery from governments, corporations, historians, braggarts, and everyone in between. Written in a fun, irreverent style, this book chronicles the vast history of these falsities.

              ISBN 9780061130502
              Published 27 February 2008 by HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              UFO Cover-up: What the Government Won't Say
               

              UFO Cover-up: What the Government Won't Say (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Fawcett, Bill; Fawcett, Lawrence; Greenwood, Barry

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              Using recently declassified government files, the authors present a compelling argument that the government knows a great deal more about UFOs than it has sshared with the public, and has in fact deliberately concealed the findings of more than 30 years of investigations. Photogr ...

              ISBN 9780671765552
              Published 1 May 1991 by Atria Books
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              Shadows of the New Sun
               

              Shadows of the New Sun (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Fawcett, Bill; Mooney, J. E.

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              An all-star tribute to Gene Wolfe, featuring the work of Neil Gaiman, David Brin, Nancy Kress, and others

              ISBN 9780765334596
              Published 26 August 2014 by St Martin's Press
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              Oval Office Oddities: An Irreverent Collection of Presidential Facts, Follies, and Foibles
               

              Oval Office Oddities: An Irreverent Collection of Presidential Facts, Follies, and Foibles (Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Fawcett, Bill

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              Just in time for the 2008 primaries comes this fun and fascinating collection of all things presidential. Featuring hundreds of strange and wonderful facts, this collection contains information on presidential gaffes, love lives, and odd habits. Illustrated.

              ISBN 9780061346170
              Published 1 March 2008 by HarperCollins Publishers
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              You Said What?: Lies and Propaganda Throughout History
                

              You Said What?: Lies and Propaganda Throughout History (EPUB ebook)

              By Fawcett, Bill

              A fascinating, fun, and fact-filled compendium of the greatest lies, deceptions, propaganda, and frauds ever perpetratedThroughout history-from the dawn of man to the War on Terror-governments, corporations, historians, and high-level braggarts of every stripe have freely engaged ...

              ISBN 9780061757907
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              Language en
              Published 13 October 2009 by HarperCollins
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              Doomed to Repeat: The Lessons of History We Failed to Learn

              Doomed to Repeat: The Lessons of History We Failed to Learn (Paperback)

              By Fawcett, Bill

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              Includes a collection of essays that illuminate those problems we've faced over and over and the common threads that have stumped us for centuries. With more than 35 chapters of the Groundhog Days of world history, both infamous and obscure, this book is full of trivia, history, ...

              ISBN 9780062069061
              Published 26 March 2013 by HarperCollins Publishers
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              How to Lose the Civil War: Military Mistakes of the War Between the States

              How to Lose the Civil War: Military Mistakes of the War Between the States (Paperback)

              By Fawcett, Bill

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              Few events in American history loom as large or changed the country as profoundly as the conflict between the Union and Confederacy. This title chronicles the history of the many disastrous decisions made by both sides.

              ISBN 9780061807275
              Published 3 June 2011 by HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series How to Lose Series
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              It Seemed Like a Good Idea
                

              It Seemed Like a Good Idea (Paperback)

              By Fawcett, Bill; Forstchen, William R.

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              Throughout the annals of history, the best of intentions--and sometimes the worst--have set in motion events with a vastly different outcome than originally intended. In this entertaining, fact-filled chronicle, William Forstchen and Bill Fawcett explore the watersheds of history ...

              ISBN 9780380807710
              Published 8 May 2000 by HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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