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The illustrated history of the snowman / Bob Eckstein.

Eckstein, Bob, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Coudersport Public Library 736.94 ECK (Text) 30183000947745 Adult Nonfiction Checked Out 12/18/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781493036660
  • ISBN: 1493036661
  • Physical Description: 209 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Guilford, CT : Globe Pequot Press, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 200-208).
Formatted Contents Note:
The modern snowman : the age of expansion -- The king of kitsch -- The Hollywood years : there's no business like snow business -- The golden age of advertising : snow sells -- The drunken W.C. Fields years -- Snowmen in the arts -- The birth of a media star -- The snowman goes to war -- The first snowman selfies -- The revolution of 1870 -- The snow angel of 1856 -- The massacre of 1690 -- The miracle of 1511 -- The oldest surviving snowman -- The ice age : who came first, the caveman or the snowman? -- Snowmen from around the world.
Summary, etc.:
Eckstein sheds light on the snowman's enigmatic past: from the present day to the Dark Ages, with the creation of the very first snowman. Eckstein interest has snowballed into a (mostly) earnest quest of chasing Frosty around the world, into museums and libraries, and seeking out a riveting history as an integral part of our world culture, appearing in rare prints, paintings, early movies, and advertising. -- adapted from
Subject: Snowmen.
Snow sculpture.
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