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How They Croaked

(2011)
The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
A non fiction book by

 
 
Everyone makes mistakes. Sometimes, epic failures even lead to super successes . . . sometimes they become deep dark secrets. But remember-to fail is human, to laugh about our shortcomings divine. From Montezuma II's mistaking a conqueror for a god to Isaac Newton turning from science to alchemy to J. Bruce Ismay's jumping the lifeboat line on the Titanic, How They Choked knocks fourteen famous achievers off their pedestals to reveal the human side of history.

Successful "failures" include:
Marco Polo . Queen Isabella of Spain . Montezuma II . Ferdinand Magellan . Anne Boleyn . Isaac Newton . Benedict Arnold . Susan B. Anthony . George Armstrong Custer . Thomas Alva Edison . Vincent Van Gogh . J. Bruce Ismay . "Shoeless Joe" Jackson . Amelia M. Earhart

    

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Hardback Editions

May 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: How They Choked: Failures, Flops, and Flaws of the Awfully Famous
Author(s): Georgia Bragg
ISBN: 0-8027-3488-X / 978-0-8027-3488-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Walker Childrens
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May 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: How They Choked: Failures, Flops, and Flaws of the Awfully Famous
Author(s): Georgia Bragg
ISBN: 0-8027-3489-8 / 978-0-8027-3489-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Walker & Company
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July 2012 : USA Library Binding
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Title: How They Croaked: The Awful Ends Of The Awfully Famous (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Kevin O'Malley, Georgia Bragg
ISBN: 0-606-26137-0 / 978-0-606-26137-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback
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March 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
Author(s): Georgia Bragg
ISBN: 0-8027-9817-9 / 978-0-8027-9817-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Walker Childrens
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March 2011 : USA Library Binding
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Title: How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
Author(s): Georgia Bragg
ISBN: 0-8027-9818-7 / 978-0-8027-9818-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Walker Childrens
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Paperback Editions

July 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
Author(s): Georgia Bragg
ISBN: 0-8027-2794-8 / 978-0-8027-2794-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens
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2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
Author(s): Georgia Bragg
ISBN: 0-545-48633-5 / 978-0-545-48633-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
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Audio Editions

August 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
Author(s): Georgia Bragg
Publisher: Recorded Books
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August 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
Author(s): Georgia Bragg
Publisher: Recorded Books
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August 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
Author(s): Georgia Bragg
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK