By Janice Beck Stock
Amazing Iowa bargains an extraordinary glimpse into strange and occasionally extraordinary humans and occasions in Iowa's heritage. studying just like the Hawkeye State's personal Ripley's® think It or Not, this ebook explores hundreds and hundreds of marvelous tales, evidence, and tidbits of human curiosity. It comprises pictures, quizzes, trivialities, tales, recipes, lists, tune lyrics, and extra. inside those pages, you will find:
- Eddie Rickenbacker, who raced autos with a bat's middle tied to his center finger.
- The world's top marinade for Iowa red meat chops.
- Jesse James's first educate theft, the 1st ever tried on a relocating train.
- Lyrics of the "Iowa Corn Song".
- The longest beard size ever recorded.
- Heroes of the prior (TV's first Superman was once born in Iowa).
- Heroes of the longer term (Captain James T. Kirk may be born in Iowa).
- Ellen Church of Cresco, the 1st airline stewardess within the country.
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