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Earth (the book) : a visitor's guide to the human race / written and edited by Jon Stewart [and others].

Stewart, Jon, 1962- (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 7 of 7 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Umatilla County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Adams Public Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Summary:

Jon Stewart and the writers of The Daily Show embark on a mission to write a book that sums up the human race: what we looked like, what we accomplished, and our achievements in society, government, religion, science and culture.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Adams Public Library 320 (Text) 37810000039726 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 01/20/2011 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 044657922X
  • ISBN: 9780446579223
  • Physical Description: ix, 244 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Grand Central Pub., 2010.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
To our alien readers -- To our human readers -- Earth: everything you need to know about this gently-used, pre-owned planet -- Life: a comprehensive guide to things that can be killed -- Man: an introduction to the solar system's original "bad boys" -- The life cycle: we called this living -- Society: how we overcame our basic humanity for the greater good -- Commerce: you didn't have to be crazy to work here ... but it helped -- Religion: we were sure someone was in charge -- Science: discovering nature's majesty, and then fixing it -- Culture: the ultimate expression of our humanity, minus 10% commission -- Afterword -- Appendix A: Final scores -- Appendix B: Why we're not here -- Apendix C:What we left out.
Summary, etc.:
Jon Stewart and the writers of The Daily Show embark on a mission to write a book that sums up the human race: what we looked like, what we accomplished, and our achievements in society, government, religion, science and culture.
Subject: History > Humor.
Human behavior > Humor

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