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The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody
The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody Author:Will Cuppy, with illustrations by William Steig So you think you know all there is to know about people like Nero and Cleopatra, Lady Godiva and Lucrezia Borgia? — How terribly terribly wrong you are. — For here are the immortals of history in a delightful new light, irreverently stripped of the aura of time and revealed (in none of their glory) as the human beings they really were--the foolish... more », fallible, fascinating, famous, so very much our own common ancestors.
"THE history book of the year."--Edward R. Murrow« less