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Author Olmsted, Larry.

Title Getting into Guinness : one man's longest, fastest, highest journey inside the world's most famous record book / by Larry Olmsted.

Publication Info. New York : HarperCollins, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  317 OL5    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xxi,293 pages: illustrations; 24cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages[263]-278) and index.
Contents Meet Ashrita, record breaker for God -- The greatest record of all : birds, beaver, beer, and Sir Hugh's impossible question -- Getting into Guinness gets personal -- Guinnessport : getting into Guinness goes prime time -- 15 minutes of fame -- Seventy-two hours in hell : getting back into Guinness -- The cheese does not stand alone : giant food and Guinness -- Records go global -- The dark side: Guinness records gone bad -- Epilogue -- The stories of my favorite records -- The long way into guinness : an ode to drudgery -- So you want to be a record breaker? -- A record breaking timeline.
Subject Guinness World Records Limited -- History.
World records -- Miscellanea.
Curiosities and wonders -- Miscellanea.
ISBN 9780061373480
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