The Resource Walking English : a journey in search of language, David Crystal., (ebook)

Walking English : a journey in search of language, David Crystal., (ebook)

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Walking English : a journey in search of language
Title
Walking English
Title remainder
a journey in search of language
Statement of responsibility
David Crystal.
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Language
eng
Summary
In this discursive jaunt through the groves and thickets of the English language, David Crystal creates a mesmerizing and entertaining narrative account of his encounters with the language and its speakers. Woven from personal reflections, historical allusions, and observations of travelers, this fascinating journey through the language we use every day will have readers thinking twice about each word they speak. Starting in Wales and moving from England to San Francisco by way of, yes, Poland, Crystal encounters numerous linguistic side roads that he cannot resist exploring, from pubs to trains to Tolkien. Walking English captures the seductive, quirky, teasing, tantalizing nature of the language itself-a Bill Bryson-esque exploration of language by our foremost expert on the subject
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1941-
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Crystal, David
Dewey number
420
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Electronic books
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Walking English : a journey in search of language, David Crystal., (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781468306255
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT12367181
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12367181
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Walking English : a journey in search of language, David Crystal., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781468306255
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12367181
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12367181
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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