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Someone in London is cooking up murder

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How much would you risk to turn your life around?

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RT TOP PICK! What if your prime suspects in a hefty art theft are two men you simply can't resist?

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In Nashville the music is louder, the dreams are bigger, and love can bring a cowboy to his knees.

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A broken promise, a terrifying legacy


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Also by John Stossel:

No, They Can't, April 2012
Myths, Lies, and Downright Stupidity, May 2007
Paperback (reprint)
Myths, Lies and Downright Stupidity, May 2006
Give Me a Break, February 2005
Trade Size (reprint)

Myths, Lies and Downright Stupidity
John Stossel

Get Out the Shovel--Why Everything You Know is Wrong

May 2006
On Sale: September 7, 2006
320 pages
ISBN: 1401302548
EAN: 9781401302542
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Consumer advocate, investigative reporter, and bestselling author John Stossel is back with a new book based on his top-rated 20/20 segment, which debunks popularly reported misconceptions

America's favorite investigative reporter, John Stossel, tackles our favorite myths in his characteristic style and challenges us to look at life differently.

Myths and Misconceptions covered in the book include:

  • Is the media unbiased?
  • Are our schools helping or hurting our kids?
  • Do singles have a better sex life than married people?
  • Do we have less free time than we used to?
  • Is outsourcing bad for American workers?
  • Suburban sprawl is ruining America.
  • Money makes people happier.
  • The world is too crowded.
  • We're drowning in garbage.
  • Profiteering is evil.
  • Sweatshops exploit people.

John Stossel takes on these and many more misconceptions, misunderstandings, and plain old stupidity in this collection that will offer much to love for Give Me a Break fans, and show everyone why conventional wisdom -- economic, political, or social -- is often wrong.

Media Buzz

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20 / 20 - May 12, 2006
The View - May 12, 2006
The O'Reilly Factor - May 10, 2006
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