Friday, June 15, 2018

Celebrate America with Red, White, and Books!


Great American Humor: 1000 Funny Jokes, Clever One-Liners & Witty Sayings (Little Book. Big Idea.) by Gerd De Ley

Mark Twain wrote: "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing." Consider yourself blessed a thousand-fold with the new compilation Great American Humor by Gerd de Ley.

Great American Humor collects 1000 wise and witty jokes, clever sayings and smart one-liners from well-known American humorists, actors, comedians, politicians, and personalities into a terrific volume guaranteed to generate laughs.

Great American Humor features quips and quotes from well-known figures such as Mark Twain, Steve Martin, Bette Midler, Milton Berle, Ellen DeGeneres, Rodney Dangerfield, Robin Williams, Mae West, Mitch Hedberg, Joan Rivers, George Carlin, and the list goes on.

Carefully researched and culled for maximum guffaws, Great American Humor captures the unique spirit of American wit and features more than enough jokes, puns and riddles to have everyone laughing.

Cassandra's Review- Laced with raunchy humor and bad language this book has mostly quotes taken from other people and placed in the book.  There is nothing like reading this outloud and coming to a word or phrase that would not be polite for anyones children to endure, so make sure your not gifting to a minor.  As for adult humor, I did not find it so attractive in the groupings either and found most of them to be gathered in poor taste. 

Handbook for Americans, Revised Edition : The Essential Reference for Citizens of the United States of - image 1 of 1

The Handbook for Americans, Revised Edition is an essential reference guide for every American to the United States and its tradition of freedoms and responsibilities.Now, more than ever, Americans are faced with economic, environmental and philosophical challenges that require a strong response. When we ask ourselves, "What does it mean to be an American? What do we stand for?" we are in fact casting about for the resources and traditions to enable us to meet today's challenges.

 The Handbook for Americans, Revised Edition features the foundational documents of our democracy--The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution and The Bill of Rights--and provides information every American citizen should know about how our government works and the balance of powers set forth by the Nation's founders. An overview of key moments in America's history, including the long march toward equal rights, provides inspiration and a valuable historical perspective.

The Handbook for Americans is a comprehensive resource of the traditions, customs, and facts every American should know about their country. The Handbook for Americans is a sourcebook for citizens as we embark into the 21st Century. It is a guide, and a comfort, for the times ahead and the challenges it may bring. It can help us to understand where we are going, by mapping out where we've been.

Cassandra's Review- If you would like a refresher course on American freedoms and responsibilities or you were asleep during this in school.  The book is jam packed with everything you need to know.   It can be either really informative or super boring depending on who is reading it and what the need is for them doing so. 

I recevied complimentary copies. 

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