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Motel of the Mysteries (Paperback) (David MacAulay)

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It is the year 4022; all of the ancient country of Usa has been buried under many feet of detritus from a catastrophe that occurred back in 1985. Imagine, then, the excitement that Howard Carson, an amateur archeologist at best, experienced when in crossing the perimeter of an abandoned excavation site he felt the ground give way beneath him and found himself at the bottom of a shaft, which, judging from the DO NOT DISTURB sign hanging from an archaic doorknob, was clearly the entrance to a still-sealed burial chamber. Carson's incredible discoveries, including the remains of two bodies, one of then on a ceremonial bed facing an altar that appeared to be a means of communicating with the Gods and the other lying in a porcelain sarcophagus in the Inner Chamber, permitted him to piece together the whole fabric of that extraordinary civilization.
Amateur archaeologist Howard Carson draws wholly erroneous conclusions about the civilization of the ancient country of Usa when he accidentally stumbles upon Motel Toot
Number of Pages: 95
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: North America
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Age Range: Teen
Author: David MacAulay
Language: English
Street Date: October 11, 1979
TCIN: 12262686
UPC: 9780395284254
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-6286
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