Book of Duos: The Stories Behind History's Great Partnerships

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Octopus Books, 2006 - History - 272 pages
A look at pairs that's beyond compare!

Explore the power of two, in this clever and fully illustrated look at the influence of partnerships throughout history. Packed with fascinating information, it journeys from Biblical days onward, delving into commerce and industry, fantasy and fiction, the arts and entertainment, and objects and ideas. The famous (sometimes infamous) pairs include Adam and Eve; Sodom and Gomorrah; Tarzan and Jane; Mick Jagger and Keith Richards; and Ben and Jerry. In addition to explaining how the couple came togetherthe entries feature images, key dates, fun facts, and boxed trivia. By the time you're done, you'll understand why two is often better than one.

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About the author (2006)

Ian Harrison has written and researched a number of books including Over London, the range of titles and the hugely successful The Book of Firsts for Cassell Illustrated.

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