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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/13/2010
  • Publisher: Grove Press

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Readers follow the journey of our hero up the escalator and learn why straws don't sink in milk cartons; whether the hot air blowers in bathrooms are really more sanitary than towels; the physics of shoelaces; and how the most trivial of objects can lead to the deepest revelations of the human heart.

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