The Jigsaw Puzzle: Piecing Together a History

Berkley Books, 2004 - 250 páginas
Originally created as an educational tool for children in the mid-1700s, jigsaw puzzles developed into a national craze during the Great Depression. Today, the collecting and assembling of jigsaw puzzles continues to challenge new and experienced puzzlers alike with hidden messages, mysteries to solve, and a never-ending stream of challenges to conquer.
Assembled by renowned puzzle expert Anne D. Williams, The Jigsaw Puzzle pieces together the origins of the beloved pastime that has enthralled people worldwide for centuries. The study also examines the minds of such famous puzzlers as Queen Elizabeth II, Bill Gates, and Stephen King.

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