Go beyond baseball, hot dogs, and apple pie! American Trivia includes the origin of the national anthem, stories about national treasures such as the Liberty Bell and Statue of Liberty, fascinating information about the country's many heroes and inventors, and more! Richard Lederer is the author of more than thirty-five books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series. He is founding cohost of A Way with Words on public radio and his syndicated column, Looking at Language, appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States. He lives in San Diego. Caroline McCullagh earned a master's degree in anthropology from the University of California, San Diego. She is the author of four vels, a cookbook, a student opera, and writes monthly garden book reviews for the San Diego Horticultural Society. She lives in San Diego.