A History of Weapons by John O'Bryan

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One day a prehistoric guy picked up a rock and threw it at something. And the history of weapons began. Comedy writer and weapon nerd John O'Bryan relays the freaky highlights of man's centuries-old obsession with weaponry. He hilariously explains the mace, the morning star, and the man catcher, while conveying factual information about each weapon: its history, uses, and badass potential. Looking through history's highlights, readers will learn about Attila the Hun, Genghis Khan, and the "peaceful" Shaolin monks. This ultimate compendium of awesome weapons delivers all the surprisingly true details sure to impress anybody who's ever made a gun with their fingers and said, "PEW-PEW-PEW!"
 

About John O'Bryan

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John O'Bryan has written for Nickelodeon's Avatar: The Last Airbender and Disney XD's Motorcity. He lives in Los Angeles.
 
Published April 23, 2013 by Chronicle Books LLC. 233 pages
Genres: History, Humor & Entertainment, War, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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