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The Resource The puzzler : one man's quest to solve the most baffling puzzles ever, from crosswords to jigsaws to the meaning of life, A.J. Jacobs ; with puzzles by Greg Pliska

The puzzler : one man's quest to solve the most baffling puzzles ever, from crosswords to jigsaws to the meaning of life, A.J. Jacobs ; with puzzles by Greg Pliska

Label
The puzzler : one man's quest to solve the most baffling puzzles ever, from crosswords to jigsaws to the meaning of life
Title
The puzzler
Title remainder
one man's quest to solve the most baffling puzzles ever, from crosswords to jigsaws to the meaning of life
Statement of responsibility
A.J. Jacobs ; with puzzles by Greg Pliska
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The New York Times bestselling author of The Year of Living Biblically goes on a journey to understand the enduring power of puzzles: why we love them, what they do to our brains, and how they can improve our world"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jacobs, A. J.
Dewey number
793.73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1493
LC item number
.J34 2022
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jacobs, A. J
  • Puzzles
  • Cognition
  • Thought and thinking
  • Problem solving
Target audience
adult
Label
The puzzler : one man's quest to solve the most baffling puzzles ever, from crosswords to jigsaws to the meaning of life, A.J. Jacobs ; with puzzles by Greg Pliska
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-299)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- Crosswords -- The puzzles of puzzles -- The Rubik's cube -- Anagrams -- Rebuses -- Jigsaws -- Mazes -- Math and logic puzzles -- Ciphers and secret codes -- Visual puzzles -- Sudoku and KenKen -- Chess puzzles -- Riddles -- Japanese puzzle boxes -- Controversial puzzles -- Cryptics -- Scavenger hunts -- Infinite puzzles -- Greg Plasik's original puzzles -- Solutions
Control code
1263340215
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780593136713
Lccn
2021053376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
The puzzler : one man's quest to solve the most baffling puzzles ever, from crosswords to jigsaws to the meaning of life, A.J. Jacobs ; with puzzles by Greg Pliska
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-299)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- Crosswords -- The puzzles of puzzles -- The Rubik's cube -- Anagrams -- Rebuses -- Jigsaws -- Mazes -- Math and logic puzzles -- Ciphers and secret codes -- Visual puzzles -- Sudoku and KenKen -- Chess puzzles -- Riddles -- Japanese puzzle boxes -- Controversial puzzles -- Cryptics -- Scavenger hunts -- Infinite puzzles -- Greg Plasik's original puzzles -- Solutions
Control code
1263340215
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780593136713
Lccn
2021053376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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