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Live Language Lessons
By BiblioBazaar
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ean: 9780559647710, isbn: 0559647719,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed

Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen
By W W Norton Company
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ean: 9780393352146, isbn: 0393352145,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 229 reviews
''Hilarious…This book charmed my socks off.'' ―Patricia O’Conner, New York Times Book ReviewMary Norris has spent more than three decades working in The New Yorker’s renowned copy department, helping to maintain its celebrated high standards. In Between You & Me, she brings her vast experience with grammar and usage, her good cheer and irreverence, and her finely sharpened pencils to help the rest of us in a boisterous language book as full of life as it is of practical advice.Named a

Jean e Roscoe vanno a Perugia (Italian Edition)
By Brand: Edizioni Farinelli
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ean: 9780972356213, isbn: 0972356215,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
An Italian reader recounting the month-long adventures of two students studying the language in Perugia, Italy and coping with the Italian way of life. Intermediate level with illustrations and comprehensive, fun exercises.Used Book in Good Condition.

Dreaming in Hindi (Coming Awake in Another Language)
By Westland
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ean: 9789380283722, isbn: 9380283725,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 213 reviews

Familiennachrichten: [Reprint of the Original from 1894] (Germanic Languages Edition)
By EOD Network
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ean: 9783226014839, isbn: 3226014838,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 193 reviews
Originally published in 1894. This volume is produced from digital images from the Bavarian State Library holdings in cooperation with the eBooks on Demand (EOD) network..

The Art of Memoir
By HC 360
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ean: 9780062223074, isbn: 0062223070,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 177 reviews
Credited with sparking the current memoir explosion, Mary Karr’s The Liars’ Club spent more than a year at the top of the New York Times list. She followed with two other smash bestsellers: Cherry and Lit, which were critical hits as well.For thirty years Karr has also taught the form, winning teaching prizes at Syracuse.  (The writing program there produced such acclaimed authors as Cheryl Strayed, Keith Gessen, and Koren Zailckas.) In The Art of Memoir, she synthesizes her expertise as

Language of My Choosing: The Candid Life-Memoir of an Italian Scot
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ean: 9781910745915, isbn: 191074591X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 161 reviews
How do you choose your nationality? This is a question that Anne Pia often asked herself whilst growing up in Edinburgh. Born to Scottish-Italian parents, she was sent to Catholic School in contrast with her Scots-Italian cousins and spent her days helping out in the family cafe in Edinburgh. Tackling themes such as growing up, romantic love and motherhood, Pia's memoir traces her journey as she discovers her place in the world. Studying in France, Pia tries to come to terms with her

The Museum of Words: a memoir of language, writing, and mortality
By Scribe US
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ean: 9781947534278, isbn: 1947534270,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
On a bright spring day in 2015, as Georgia Blain was mowing the lawn, she collapsed on a bed of blossoms, blood frothing at her mouth. Waking up to find herself in the back of an ambulance being rushed to hospital, she tries to answer questions, but is unable to speak. After the shock of a bleak prognosis ― a tumor sitting right in the language center of her brain and a long, gruelling treatment schedule ― she immediately turns to writing to rebuild her language and herself. At the same

Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300219333, isbn: 9780300219333,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK A best-selling author and world-renowned bibliophile meditates on his vast personal library and champions the vital role of all libraries. In June 2015 Alberto Manguel prepared to leave his centuries-old village home in France’s Loire Valley and reestablish himself in a one-bedroom apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Packing up his enormous, 35,000‑volume personal library, choosing which books to keep, store, or cast out, Manguel found himself in deep

Language of My Choosing: a creative Scots-Italian memoir
By Luath Press Ltd
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ean: 9781912147397, isbn: 1912147394,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 183 reviews
Where do I truly belong? This is the question Anne Pia continually asked of herself growing up in the Italian-Scots community of post-World War Two Edinburgh. This candid, vibrant memoir shares her struggle to bridge the gap between a traditional immigrant way of life and attaining her goal of becoming an independent-minded professional woman. Through her journey beyond the expectations of family, she discovers how much relationships with other people enhance, inhibit and ultimately define

The Philosophic Grammar of American Languages, As Set Forth by Wilhelm Von Humboldt: With the Translation of an Unpublished Memoir by Him On the American Verb
By Nabu Press
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ean: 9781145528994, isbn: 1145528996,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 253 reviews
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of

Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries
By Vintage
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ean: 9781101970263, isbn: 9781101970263,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 186 reviews
“We think of English as a fortress to be defended, but a better analogy is to think of English as a child. We love and nurture it into being, and once it gains gross motor skills, it starts going exactly where we don’t want it to go: it heads right for the goddamned electrical sockets.”   With wit and irreverence, lexicographer Kory Stamper cracks open the obsessive world of dictionary writing, from the agonizing decisions about what to define and how to do it to the knotty questions of

The Granny Chronicles: Learning to Speak Leopard: A caretakers journey with her mother as dementia slowly takes their language to a foreigh place of ling how to understand the aging brain
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781537758565, isbn: 153775856X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 161 reviews
''The Granny Chronicles: Learning to Speak Leopard,'' is a caretaker's memoir about the relationship between a mother, with dementia, and a daughter, and the life long language that over time changed. During their more fluid time together the daughter learned to live according to the mother's needs. The overall lack of boundaries and the need for the daughter to be separate in order to become an adult fostered distance in miles for twenty years. The mother developed dementia and when she could

The Unspoken Language: An Animal Trainer's Memoir
By Independently published
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ean: 9781520551623, isbn: 1520551622,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 290 reviews
Have you been within arms' reach of a lion? Face-to-face with a condor? Have you ever wondered what it would be like? Take a look inside the life of an animal trainer..

The Language Company
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781502702609, isbn: 1502702606,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Creative non-fiction. Journalistic facts. Literary imagination. Unpleasant facts are littered through this work like landmines, lovers, literary outlaws, educational malaise, geography, butterflies, rice, luck and sex. Lucky Foot taught English at The Language Company in Turkey in 2008. He returned in 2012. Creating field notes. A Vietnam veteran, journalist and facilitator of courage he gifted luck to people in China, Turkey, Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos since 2004. He showed up to

Tell 'em: The memoir of a girl whose first language was not the spoken word
By The Cottage Corollary
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ean: 9780982379219, isbn: 0982379218,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
Liysa Callsen was lost the day she was born. Her ears worked. Those of her parents did not. Hence her first language was not the spoken word, it was American Sign Language. That was 1972. Since then, the bridge between the hearing world and the Deaf has widened. She likes to think she helped build that bridge.After graduating from high school in Livonia, Michigan, Liysa went on to earn a degree in Paralegal from Madonna University also, in Livonia. Those skills took her to Chicago. There, she

Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle (Vintage Departures)
By Vintage
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ean: 8581000021322,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews

Every Word Is a Bird We Teach to Sing: Encounters with the Mysteries & Meanings of Language
By Hodder & Stoughton
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 262 reviews
A mind-expanding, deeply humane tour of language(s) - and those who speak, study and invent them - by the best-selling author of Born on a Blue Day and Thinking in Numbers. Is vocabulary destiny? Why do clocks 'talk' to the Nahua people of Mexico? Will AI researchers ever produce true human-machine dialogue? In this mesmerizing collection of essays, Daniel Tammet answers these and many other questions about the intricacy and profound power of language. In Every Word Is a Bird We Teach to Sing,

Just A Phrase I'm Going Through: My Life in Language (Volume 1)
By Routledge
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mpn: 25690773, ean: 9780415485746, isbn: 9780415485746,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
Kidnapping, attempted assassination, espionage … not the answers you’d expect to the question ‘what happens when you become a linguist?’ But now, reflecting on a long and hugely successful career at the forefront of the field of English Language and Linguistics, David Crystal answers this question and offers us a special look behind the scenes at the adventures, rewards, challenges and pitfalls of his life in language. Both an autobiography and a highly accessible introduction to

Diaries of Assadollah Alam: Vol IV (1353/1974) [Persian language] (Alam Diaries) (Persian Edition)
By Ibex Publishers
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ean: 9780936347066, isbn: 0936347066,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
Text in Persian. The Diaries of Assadollah Alam are probably the most important document about the inner workings of the Mohammad Reza Pahlavi period. This is the complete unabridged work. A summary English translation was published in 1992..

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