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Paperback Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks Book

ISBN: 1439167184

ISBN13: 9781439167182

Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks

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Record-setting Jeopardy champion and New York Times bestselling author of Planet Funny Ken Jennings explores the world of maps and map obsessives, "a literary gem" ( The Atlantic ). Ken Jennings takes readers on a world tour of geogeeks from the London Map Fair to the bowels of the Library of Congress, from the prepubescent geniuses at the National Geographic Bee to the computer programmers at Google Earth. Each chapter delves into a different aspect...

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I've always loved the idea of place, but I haven't always known it.

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