AMERICA'S BACKSIDE-zany exposAc of each backside of the 50 states commemorative 25-cent pieces. Mr. Kendall made great effort getting to the bottom of the bizarre reasoning behind the many unique, sometimes surprising, and even shocking designs. What began as mere curiosity led Kendall into an obsession across many years of in-depth research, alienating him from family, friends, his pets, his car, until finally just him and his beloved laptop-he even lost the mouse along the way! But no sacrifice was too great to reveal the shocking revelation of AMERICA'S BACKSIDE. The book contains a picture of the backside of each commemorative quarter for all 50 states, followed by the candid explanation behind all of the backside's bizarre and puzzling details. Why does Helen Keller and her chair both have no legs? Is that John Muir on the California quarter, or really Yosemite Sam and his pet condor? Why are those mustangs on the Nevada quarter so frisky? What fell out of Connecticut's famous CHATTER TREE? What's that guy really using that bucket for on the Vermont quarter? What's that secret phrase mean at the bottom of each backside? Celebrate 2008, the completion of America's commemorative backside movement! Great bathroom reading! Put AMERICA'S BACKSIDE in yours today. Amuse your friends.The book contains a picture of the backside of each commemorative quarter for all 50 states, followed by the candid explanation behind all of the backsidea#39;s bizarre and puzzling details.
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