By Janice Beck Stock
Amazing Iowa bargains an extraordinary glimpse into strange and infrequently extraordinary humans and occasions in Iowa's historical past. analyzing just like the Hawkeye State's personal Ripley's® think It or Not, this ebook explores enormous quantities of significant tales, proof, and tidbits of human curiosity. It includes pictures, quizzes, trivialities, tales, recipes, lists, music lyrics, and extra. inside of those pages, you are going to find:
- Eddie Rickenbacker, who raced automobiles with a bat's middle tied to his heart finger.
- The world's most sensible marinade for Iowa beef chops.
- Jesse James's first teach theft, the 1st ever tried on a relocating train.
- Lyrics of the "Iowa Corn Song".
- The longest beard size ever recorded.
- Heroes of the prior (TV's first Superman was once born in Iowa).
- Heroes of the longer term (Captain James T. Kirk should be born in Iowa).
- Ellen Church of Cresco, the 1st airline stewardess within the country.
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