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Tennessee Trivia

Weird, Wacky and Wild

by (author) Joseph Nolan & Lisa Wojna

Publisher
Blue Bike Books
Initial publish date
May 2010
Category
Trivia, Trivia
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781926700267
    Publish Date
    May 2010
    List Price
    $18.95

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From coffee empires to music royalty, architectural wonders to nature's finest, Tennessee has a lot to show. With fascinating and downright weird people, places and events, learn what makes Tennessee, well, Tennessee: * The Peabody Hotel in downtown Memphis is famous for the ducks that live on its roof; every day a ''Duckmaster'' escorts the ducks from the hotel's roof, down the elevator and into the fountain in the hotel's lobby * Move over, Nashville! The U.S. Congress deemed the official birthplace of country music to be Bristol, a tiny town in the northeast corner of the state * Elvis Presley's mother, father, grandmother and the King himself are buried at Graceland, Elvis Presley's Memphis home * Sweetwater is the location of the Lost Sea, the largest underground lake in America; its total size has been a mystery since its discovery over 100 years ago * The skeleton of a saber-toothed tiger discovered beneath downtown Nashville in 1971 was the inspiration for the Nashville Predators mascot, ''Gnash'' * And so much more...

About the authors

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Bestselling author Lisa Wojna has authored or co-authored more than 20 books for Blue Bike Books, including Weird Canadian Laws and the Bathroom Book of Canadian Quotes. She has also written many other non-fiction books. Having worked in the community newspaper industry as a writer and journalist, she has traveled all over Canada from the windy prairies of Manitoba to northern British Columbia and even to the wilds of Africa. Although writing and photography have been a central part of her life for as long as she can remember, it’s the people behind every story that are her motivation and give her the most fulfillment.

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