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We Have a Winner! : America's Weird and Wonderful Races, Derbies, Pageants, and Eating Contests, Paperback / softback Book

We Have a Winner! : America's Weird and Wonderful Races, Derbies, Pageants, and Eating Contests Paperback / softback

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Celebrate America's outrageous competitive fire *100 years of "see it to believe it" American contests*Includes dozens of mind-blowing, little-known competitions *Gorgeous design with 150 color and black-and-white photographs, plus sidebars From marathon dancing, to food eating contests, beauty pageants, pole sitting, rotten sneaker contests, animal calling contests, phone-booth stuffing, outhouse races, and more, Americans love competing to see who can do anything better than anyone else.

We Have a Winner! is a visually stunning tour, from coast to coast, through our often whacky, uniquely themed contests.

Covering more than a century's worth of competition, and packed with photos and fascinating sidebars, this book shows how the American competitive spirit-as wacky as it sometimes is-mirrors American trends, innovation, and news.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 224 pages, 102 Halftones, color; 68 Halftones, black and white
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of the Americas
  • ISBN: 9781493029044

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