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Arizona Trivia
Weird, Wacky and Wild
Arizona Trivia Cover
Arizona is full of fascinating and often humorous stories of strange places, bizarre events, intriguing history and colorful characters:

* Mesa's founder was the great-grandfather of Fay Wray, star of King Kong (1933)

* The place to go for great burgers in Kayenta is also the place to learn about the Navajo Code Talkers

* Phoenix native Joan Ganz Cooney created Sesame Street

* Irving Berlin wrote the greatest Christmas song of all time--''White Christmas''--while sitting beside a swimming pool in Phoenix

* One of the seven species of horned lizards found in Arizona is the horny toad, which squirts blood from its eyes when frightened

* Chandler holds an annual Ostrich Festival--one of the Top 10 Unique Festivals in the United States

* The recruiting poster for the Pony Express read: ''Must be expert riders willing to risk death daily. Orphans preferred.''

* The only two communities in the U.S. where postal workers still deliver mail by mule are both in the Grand Canyon--in Havasu Falls, where the Havasupai tribe has lived for 800 years, and in Phantom Ranch, a resort village

* The ''Jojo's'' mentioned in the Beatles' song ''Get Back'' was a popular bar in Tucson.

And more.

Price: Canada $18.95    U.S.A. $14.95
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 978-1-897278-49-9
ISBN-10: 1-897278-49-7
Page Count: 240
Dimensions: 5.25" x 8.25"