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Wallechinsky, David 1948-

Overview
Works: 129 works in 415 publications in 7 languages and 20,536 library holdings
Genres: History  Records (Sports)  Miscellanea  Forecasts  Case studies  Anecdotes  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: AG106, 031.02
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Wallechinsky
The complete book of the Olympics by David Wallechinsky( Book )

64 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Romanian and held by 3,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the final standings in every event ever contested in the modern Olympics through 1980, with complete team rosters, and includes many anecdotes and interesting facts such as the age of the youngest Olympic competitor
The People's almanac presents the book of lists by David Wallechinsky( Book )

21 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thousands of facts are presented in lists grouped under such headings as "What's in a Name," "America the Beautiful," "Crime and Punishment," "Arty Facts," "From Head to Toe," "The Sporting Life," and "Coming Attractions."
The complete book of the Winter Olympics by David Wallechinsky( Book )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a compendium of statistics, stories, and images that span the history of the Winter Olympics
The People's almanac by David Wallechinsky( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A books of facts and figures on a variety of subjects, including the United States, world history, people, health, war, disasters, the arts, science and technology, honors, religion, and the curious
The People's almanac #2( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The People's almanac presents the book of lists #3 by Amy Wallace( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete book of the Summer Olympics by David Wallechinsky( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to the summer Olympics recalls every contest from the initiation of the event in 1896 through the upcoming events scheduled for 2004, featuring information on records, medals, and individual athletic performance
What really happened to the class of '65 by Michael Medved( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and Spanish and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The People's almanac presents the Book of predictions by David Wallechinsky( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The People's almanac presents the twentieth century : the definitive compendium of astonishing events, amazing people, and strange-but-true facts by David Wallechinsky( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at notable people and events of the twentieth century, exploring such topics as crime, war, animals, movies, technology, religion, and sports. Includes a section of quotations arranged by subject
The People's almanac #3 by David Wallechinsky( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reference book designed to be read for information and entertainment with special articles and entries on out-ofthe-way topics
The knowledgebook : everything you need to know to get by in the 21st century( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive, visual reference, enhanced by two thousand photographs and illustrations, provides information on all major fields of knowledge and includes timelines, sidebars, cross-references, and other useful features
Midterm report : the class of '65 : chronicles of an American generation by David Wallechinsky( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Significa by Irving Wallace( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and Chinese and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people's almanac presents the twentieth century : history with the boring parts left out by David Wallechinsky( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the events of the 20th century
Tyrants : the world's 20 worst living dictators by David Wallechinsky( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles twenty of the world's worst dictators, all whom are currently in power, with information on their crimes, strange personalities, mysterious backgrounds, government structure, and allies
The new book of lists : the original compendium of curious information by David Wallechinsky( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Book of lists by David Wallechinsky( Book )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new edition of the classic bestseller from the original authors, with additional material specifically prepared for Canadian readers by long-time This Morning CBC producer, Ira Basen, and Jane Farrow, the author of Wanted Words. In 1977, a publishing sensation was born. The Book of Lists, the first and best compendium of facts weirder than fiction, was published. Filled with intriguing information and must-talk-about trivia it has spawned many imitators ' but none as addictive or successful. For nearly three decades since, the editors have been researching curious facts, unusual statistics and the incredible stories behind them. Now the most entertaining and informative of these have been brought together in a long-awaited, thoroughly up-to-date new edition that is also the first Canadian edition. Ira Basen and Jane Farrow have augmented the existing lists with fascinating homegrown material, and compiled lists specifically of relevance to Canadian readers. So if you've always wanted to find out how porcupines really mate, how comedy can kill and ' that most essential piece of knowledge ' how long the longest recorded nose was, this is the book for you. With contributions from a variety of celebrities and experts including Margaret Atwood, Mike Myers, Michael Ondaatje, Dave Eggers, Phillip Pullman and Charlotte Gray, this anthology has something for everyone ' and more than you ever suspected you wanted to know. A list of lists from The Book of Lists: 10 Notable Film Scenes Left on the Cutting Room Floor 10 Afflictions and Their Patron Saints 14 Nations with More Sheep Than People 5 Trips to the Canadian Wilderness That Ended in Disaster 10 Really Bad Canadian Sports Teams 14 Last Words of Famous Canadians Kurt Browning's 9 Turning Points in Figure Skating History 7 Trial Verdicts That Caused Riots 12 Museums of Limited Appeal 10 Unusual Canadian Place Names That Start with a "B" 7 Well-Known Sayings Attributed to the Wrong Person 10 Celebrated People Who Read Their Own Obituaries Sloane's Jay Ferguson's 10 Perfect Pop Songs 13 Possible Sites for the Garden of Eden 9 Canadian Sports Stars Who Became Politicians First Sexual Encounters of 13 Prominent Canadians
The book of Olympic lists by David Wallechinsky( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features more than 150 unexpected Olympic trivia lists, including the eight slowest Olympic competitors, the 12 strangest sports ever contested and the six most spectacular collisions and falls
The People's almanac [no.] 3 by David Wallechinsky( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The People's almanac presents the twentieth century : the definitive compendium of astonishing events, amazing people, and strange-but-true facts
Alternative Names
David Wallechinsky American sportswriter

Wallace, David

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Wallechinski, David 1948-

Wallechinsky, David

ワルチンスキー, デヴィッド

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The People's almanac presents the book of listsThe complete book of the Winter OlympicsThe complete book of the Summer OlympicsThe People's almanac presents the twentieth century : the definitive compendium of astonishing events, amazing people, and strange-but-true factsThe knowledgebook : everything you need to know to get by in the 21st centuryThe people's almanac presents the twentieth century : history with the boring parts left outTyrants : the world's 20 worst living dictatorsThe new book of lists : the original compendium of curious informationThe Book of lists