Quirk Books Secret Lives Prize Pack Giveaway!

Ever wish you knew the secrets of all those people in the history books? Well we’re here to help with four books from the Secret Lives Series!

Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents by Cormac O’Brien: Your high school history teachers never gave you a book like this one! Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents features outrageous and uncensored profiles of the men in the White House – complete with hundreds of little-known, politically incorrect, and downright wacko facts. Are there really secret tunnels underneath the White House? How many presidential daughters have bared their all for Playboy? And what was Nancy Reagan thinking when she appeared on Diff’rent Strokes? American history was never this much fun in school!

Secret Lives of the Civil War by Cormac O’Brien:  Cormac O’Brien unearths a host of strange, little-known facts about Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, and Harriet Tubman. He also introduces lesser-known people who changed the fate of our country people like: Sarah Edmonds, who disguised herself as a man so she could fight in the Battle of Bull Run And of course, Officer Ambrose Burnside, whose unique “sideburns” would later influence generations of Elvis Presley fans.

Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers by Cecil B. Demille: An uncensored look at screen legends ranging from D. W. Griffith and Frank Capra to Martin Scorsese and the Coen Brothers. Readers will discover that Charlie Chaplin’s corpse was stolen and held for a 400,000 ransom among other things. With outrageous anecdotes ranging from the weird to the bizarre, Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers is a hilarious behind-the-scenes look at the making of movies.

Secret Lives of Great Artists by Elizabeth Lunday: Outrageous and uncensored profiles of the world’s greatest artists complete with hundreds of little-known politically incorrect and downright bizarre facts. With outrageous anecdotes about everyone from Leonardo (accused sodomist) to Caravaggio (convicted murderer) to Edward Hopper (alleged wife beater) Secret Lives of Great Artists is an art history lesson you’ll never forget!

This week we’re giving away the Quirk Books Secret Lives Series Prize Pack that Includes the books above to ONE Lucky Manolith Reader!

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    Note: Please use a valid email address. Contest open to US & Canadian residents only.

    The winners will be chosen randomly. Giveaway ends Wednesday May 4, 2011.The winner will be reached by email, and announced on the blog on that same day.

    Good luck!

     

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    60 Responses to Quirk Books Secret Lives Prize Pack Giveaway!

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    8. These sound like fun!

    9. JAMES P LYNAM says:

      NICE ADDITION TO MY LIBRARY.