By Hook of By Crook : A Journey in Search of English

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Crystal, David
Published by Harper Collins 2007-01-01 (2007)
ISBN 10: 0007255020 ISBN 13: 9780007255023
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Book Description Harper Collins 2007-01-01, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. 0007255020 Unused Like New. Bookseller Inventory # Z0007255020Z1

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Crystal, David
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Crystal, David
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Book Description HarperPress, London, 2007. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Ex library with laminated covers. Moderate reading wear. Very clean interior. Bookseller Inventory # 015098

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Crystal, David
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Book Description Collins, Australia, 2007. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 314 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Remainder mark on page edges. A delightfully discursive, Bill Bryson-esque and personal journey through the groves and the thickets of the English language, by our foremost scholar of the history and structure of the English language. David Crystal has been described (by the Times Higher Education Supplement) as a sort of 'latter day Dr Johnson', a populist linguist who has promoted the study of the English language in an academic and broadcasting career that has so far spanned 40 years and nearly 100 books. Now, in his first book for Harper Press, he has written an engaging travel book of more general appeal. Inspired by W. G. Sebald's 'The Rings of Saturn' and by Bill Bryson's books, he has combined personal reflections, historical allusions and traveller observations to create a mesmerising (and entertaining) narrative account of his encounters with the English language and its speakers throughout the world -- from Bangor to Bombay and from Stratford to San Francisco. 'By Hook or by Crook' is an attempt to capture the exploratory, seductive, teasing, tantalising nature of language study. As such, it will appeal to the ever -- growing market who like to be entertained as well as instructed. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; ISBN/EAN: 9780007255023. Inventory No: 13050218. The photo of this book is of the actual book for sale. Bookseller Inventory # 13050218

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Crystal, David
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Book Description HarperPress, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Good. Bookseller Inventory # 1690499

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Crystal, David
Published by HarperPress, London (2007)
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Book Description HarperPress, London, 2007. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. xviii,314pp, including several indexes (places, people, topics), and references. Maps, photos in text Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 26152

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Crystal, David
Published by HarperPress, New york, 2007 (2007)
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Book Description HarperPress, New york, 2007, 2007. 22.0 x 15.5cms, 314pp, fine paperback This book explores 'the development of English as it is spoken today'. It is 'an attempt to capture the exploaatory, seductive, teasing, quirky, tantalizing nature of language study.it mighte be called a stream of consciousness linguistics'. Bookseller Inventory # 108755

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Crystal, David
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Book Description Harper Collins, London, 2007. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: General Non Fiction; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 007670. Bookseller Inventory # 007670

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Book Description Harper Collins, 2007. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language & Linguistics; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780007255023. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 27045. For further info on this title, click on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button directly underneath this listing. We will reply within 24 hours. Otherwise you can order right now (inclusive of shipping options) from the "Add to Basket" button to the right. Bookseller Inventory # 27045

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