Hemingway Didn’t Say That: The Truth Behind Familiar Quotations

Hemingway Didn't Say That: The Truth Behind Familiar Quotations Author Garson O’Toole
ISBN-10 1503933407
ISBN-13 9781503933408
Year 2017-04-01
Pages 396
Language English
Publisher Little A
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Extensive and brilliant investigationsa tour de force of detective workMr OToole is a beacon of accuracy who should inspire all readers who prefer their facts real rather than phony Wall Street JournalEverywhere you look youll find viral quotable wisdom attributed to icons ranging from Abraham Lincoln to Mark Twain from Cicero to Woody Allen But more often than not these attributions are false Garson OToolethe Internets foremost investigator into the dubious origins of our most repeated quotations aphorisms and everyday sayingscollects his efforts into a first ever encyclopedia of corrective popular history Containing an enormous amount of original research this delightful compendium presents information previously unavailable to readers writers and scholars It also serves as the first careful examination of what causes misquotations and how they spread across the globe Using the massive expansion in online databases as well as old fashioned gumshoe archival digging OToole provides a fascinating study of our modern abilities to find and correct misinformation As Carl Sagan did not say Somewhere something incredible is waiting to be known

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East of Eden

East of Eden Author John Steinbeck
ISBN-10 1440631328
Release 2002-02-05
Pages 608