For sale: The state of West Virginia Britney Spearsas Pregnancy Test A Spare Kidney Bob Dylanas Childhood Home The Worldas Longest French Fry Black Betsy The Meaning of Life There is only one place you can get all of these under one roof. In addition to being one of the worldas largest retailers, eBay is also home of some of the most notorious, creative, and just plain weird items to ever hit the virtual auction block. This comic celebration of the spirit of free enterprise brings together the full stories of one hundred of the most hilarious eBay auctions ever. From the aGhost in a Jara auction that recorded more than a million page views, to the woman who auctioned off her virginity before eBay shut her page down, to the saintly grilled cheese sandwich said to portray the face of the Virgin Mary and contain special powers, to the man who modeled his ex-wifeas wedding dress, sold it for more than three times its original purchase price, and received several marriage proposals to boot, this book chronicles the listings that have made the site such an integralaand entertainingapart of our culture. The Grilled Cheese Madonna is a salute to capitalism in its most ridiculous form.The final sale price for the Nintendo DS and three games: $5, 300. The actual retail ... A Goldenpalace.com spokesperson said the Nintendo was donated to a needy family in Houston. ... According to the wife, the marriage was beyond repair.
|Title||:||The Grilled Cheese Madonna and 99 Other of the Weirdest, Wackiest, Most Famous eBay Auctions Ever|
|Publisher||:||Crown Archetype - 2006-05-09|