Firsts, Lasts and Onlys: Crime

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Anova Books, Jan 4, 2008 - Reference - 191 pages
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Jeremy Beadle and Ian Harrison have combined forces to display their extensive knowledge on a series of "First, Lasts and Onlys" trivia books. Chronologically categorised, this book examines the key moments in history when human endeavour has created a breakthrough, or a triumphant conclusion in history. "Crime's Firsts, Lasts & Onlys" reveals a compendium of facts, including trivia on the first train robbery, the last person in England to be imprisoned for denying the existence of God and the only person to be hanged wearing a policeman's uniform. Further, "Firsts, Lasts & Onlys" titles include trivia on History, Military and Sport.

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About the author (2008)

Jeremy Beadle is a British TV personality famous for his wealth of general knowledge. He has been the creator and host of many game shows, including hosting Win Beadle's Money (based on Win Ben Stein's Money); creator of a weekly cryptic quiz in The Independent; and the author of several books, including Beadle's Miscellany. Ian Harrison is a former researcher for television documentaries and the author of many books, including The Book of Firsts, The Book of Lasts, and The Times Picture Collection: London.

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