The Secret Life of Marbles

Their History and Mystery

by Larry N. Garrett and C. Joanne Garrett

The Secret Life of Marbles
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The Secret Life of Marbles

Their History and Mystery

by Larry N. Garrett and C. Joanne Garrett

Published Jul 02, 2021
272 Pages
Genre: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Toys



 

Book Details

If you think you know everything about marbles...well, you don’t!

Ever held a marble and wondered about its history? There is always something surprising (sometimes dark and unbelievable) to be revealed for each one. From the Neolithic Age, through Ancient Rome, medieval Europe and modern day United States, The Secret Life of Marbles unravels several threads about their creation and the underlying importance of marbles to all societies.

Read more new and updated stories on the authors' blog
www.marblesecret.com .

 

About the Author

Larry N. Garrett and C. Joanne Garrett

You never know what these authors will be up to next! Larry and Joanne share active interests in history, anthropology, and archaeology. One day may find them exploring historic down towns looking for marbles, while the next day they could be looking for Civil War artifacts. They have spent 56 years together (including high school) studying, teaching, and traveling the world. After completing advanced degrees, they dedicated their time and careers to education. The Garretts now live in Mobile, Alabama, with service dog Mia who now joins them in their exploits. And yes, Mia does find marbles!

Read new and updated marble stories at the authors' blog
www.marblesecret.com