Who was Robert Ripley?

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"Enter a world of shrunken heads, mystic holy men, shriveled aliens, and bizarre relics in the delightfully odd tale of Robert Ripley. Born in California, Ripley began his career as a sports cartoonist. He went on to chronicle global records and oddities in his weekly column, Believe It Or Not! After publishing mogul William Randolph Hearst took an interest in the column, it became a syndicated global success. Ripley spent his life traveling to more than 200 countries in search of strange objects and interesting facts. His penchant for the peculiar launched an entertainment empire, and his collection of artifacts can be seen worldwide at his famous Odditoriums. Believe It Or Not!"--
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9780448482989
9780698198876
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MG
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Lexile measure:
850L
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series Who was ?
series_with_volume Who was ?|
subject_facet Curiosities and wonders -- Juvenile literature, Journalists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Juvenile literatature, Ripley, Robert L. -- (Robert LeRoy), -- 1890-1949 -- Juvenile literature
title_display Who was Robert Ripley?
title_full Who Was Robert Ripley?, Who was Robert Ripley? / by Kirsten Anderson ; illustrated by Tim Foley
title_short Who was Robert Ripley?
title_sub
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Curiosities and wonders, History, Journalists, Juvenile Nonfiction, Publishers and publishing, Ripley, Robert L