John McDonald's Maine Trivia
A Useful Guide to Useless InformationBook - 2012
Professional storyteller John McDonald, author of the now-classic A Moose and a Lobster Walk Into a Bar, offers his unique take on Maine trivia. John delivers an educational and hilarious mix of basic and fun facts about the Pine Tree State, including, of course, a few wicked funny stories. For example, did you know the first navel battle of the Revolutionary War was fought in Maine in 1775? That Maine boasts sixty-five mud ponds? That Maine Sen. Margaret Chase Smith was the first woman to have her name placed in nomination for the US presidency at a major party's convention? Readers are sure to learn a lot about the both Pine Tree State and the United States, as well as have a few laughs in the process.
Publisher: Yarmouth, Me. : Islandport Press, ©2012
Branch Call Number: 917.41 McDONALD
Characteristics: xi, 143 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Maine trivia