So You Think You Know Oscar: Test Your Academy Award I.Q.

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by Gerald Granozio Looking for a fun way to test your knowledge of the Academy Awards? Then Gerald Granozios new collection of puzzles and word games is the quiz book that gives you the perfect outlet for your Oscar expertise. Drawing from both old favorites and more recent winners and nominees, the author draws the reader into challenging word scrambles, name games, crosswords, word searches and more. This is the ideal game book for groups or the solitary movie buff on every level. Find out which Oscar winners started out in television, how many singers have been nominated for acting Oscars, and which eleven actresses have Oscars on their mantels for playing hookers. Granozios fresh spin on traditional Academy Award reference books offers you the opportunity to match wits with Oscar while enjoying solving a wide variety of unique puzzles and word games of various levels of difficulty. ABOUT THE AUTHOR A retired marketing executive, a real estate agent, and a former English teacher, Gerald Granozio lives in East Hampton, New York with his partner Kevin. He received a bachelor of science in English Humanities from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York, and he has two children, Christopher and Jennifer. Gerald has written movie reviews and features for several New York publications as well as plays for off-Broadway. He has also appeared in community theatre in upstate New York. When asked what prompted him to write this book, he replied, I have always been an avid movie fan. I am a big Oscar devotee and have won many annual Oscar contests. Each year, for fun, my kids and I see all the nominated movies, hold our private Oscar contest and vie for our own family award. A popular volunteer at the East Hampton Senior Citizen Center and a tarot card reader, Gerald enjoys movies, theater, and crossword puzzles, as well as writing. (2007, paperback, 62 pages)