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Hairdo!: What We Do and Did to Our Hair
Ruth Freeman Swain (au); Cat Bowman Smith (il)
There are about 100,000 hairs on our heads, but even more ways to grow, style, cut, color, and shave them. Ancient Egyptians not only shaved their heads and wore wigs, but placed melting beeswax cones on top of the wigs to keep themselves cool. In 18th-century Europe, some womenís hair rose as high as two feet above their heads and was coated with lard and flour, their idea of hair spray. This witty book offers a host of fascinating facts abut hair around the world and through history. Full-color illustrations. Reinforced binding.
Around the American Table: Treasured Recipes & Food Traditions from the American Cookery Collections of the New York Public Library
Secret World of the Spy: Stories of Espionage, Deception & Discovery
Paperie: The Art of Writing & Wrapping with Paper
Itís Never Too Late to Get Rich: Secrets of Building a Nest Egg at Any Age
Asia Rising: Why America Will Prosper as Asiaís Economies Boom
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