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Did Monkeys Invent the Monkey Wrench?: Hardware Stores and Hardware Stories
Contributor(s): Staten, Vince (Author)

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ISBN: 0684832747     ISBN-13: 9780684832746
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
OUR PRICE: $15.26  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: June 1997
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Annotation: Is the Swiss Army Knife really Swiss? What feats of imagination went into inventing the Vise-Grip, the reciprocating saw, the Weed Eater? In this charming romp through hardware stores and lore, Vince Staten uncovers the secret history of the things that hold a house together--and hold many people in thrall. Illustrations.
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BISAC Categories:
- Reference
- Business & Economics | Commerce
Dewey: 381.456
Physical Information: 0.59" H x 5.5" W x 8.56" (0.69 lbs) 256 pages
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