Jumbo's Hide, Elvis's Ride, and the Tooth of Buddha
More Marvelous Tales of Historical ArtifactseBook - 2013
"Once again historian Harvey Rachlin uncovers odd and stirring stories behind some of the most fascinating objects in the world. "Jumbo's Hide," Publisher's Weekly writes, "is entertaining and enlightening ... a pageant of human aspiration, achievement, obsession, and belief." Artifacts explored include: The truce flag that ended World War I, The Maltese Falcon, John Adam's pigtail and Jesse James' Stickpin and Galileo's middle finger."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Garrett County Press,, 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (372 pages) data file,rda