"Smith's resource contains little known facts that will delight and
entertain...tight, well-organized information presented in an easy-to-read
format. Smith has compiled an exhaustive resource of CIA trivia that will
answer some of the most obscure questions."
"...a handy reference..."
"...[a] comprehensive, A-to-Z resource...user-friendly, informative..."
School Library Journal
"Engagingly written, the book is eminently readable and informative, not to mention fun to browse. It should draw the casual reader and researcher alike as a useful and convenient source of background information. As befitting a good reference title, little known facts will delight the curious...belongs in all libraries with strong current affairs collections."
"...the book brings together a large array of pertinent detail and will be useful in high-school, public, and academic libraries."
"...an excellent reference source...engaging...practical...a useful addition to reference collections for all libraries."
American Reference Books Annual
"The casual reader or the serious researcher will find this definitive single-volume reference source comprehensive and fascinating...This belongs in every secondary school library...Highly recommended."
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