Did Monkeys Invent the Monkey Wrench? by Vince Staten
Hardware Stores and Hardware Stories

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A historical and anecdotal tour of an American institution turns up details about the origins of common tools and gadgets, their past and present uses, and stories connected with them. By the author of Can You Trust a Tomato in January? 20,000 first printing.
 

About Vince Staten

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Vince Staten is the author of ten previous books, including "Do Bald Men Get Half-Price Haircuts?" and "Do Pharmacists Sell Farms?" His articles have appeared in the "Saturday Review, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Kentucky Monthly, Bon Appetit, " and others. He teaches feature writing at the University of Louisville and lives in Prospect, Kentucky, with his wife, Judy (their son, Will, is a sophomore in college), and a cat, Lassie.
 
Published June 10, 1996 by Simon & Schuster. 240 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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""The hardware store is to the average man what the dress or hat shop is to a woman,"" we are told here, but even men who are not average, and women too, will enjoy this compendium.

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