Standing By Words

Author: Wendell Berry
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
ISBN: 1582437459
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In six essays, Berry considers the degeneration of language that is manifest throughout our culture, from poetry to politics, from conversation to advertising, and he shows how the ever-widening cleft between words and their referents ...

Standing By Words

Author: Wendell Berry
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
ISBN: 1582439028
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Standing by Words joins our new series, which celebrates the collected essays of Wendell Berry in beautiful, uniform editions.

Standing By Words

Author: Wendell Berry
Publisher: Counterpoint LLC
ISBN: 9781593760557
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In print again after twenty-one years, this collection of six essays by the celebtrated environmentalist explores the attacks on language occuring within American culture, covering conversation, advertising, and poetry, among other topics.

Word By Word

Author: Kory Stamper
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 1101870958
Size: 67.75 MB
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Word by Word brings to life the hallowed halls (and highly idiosyncratic cubicles) of Merriam-Webster, a startlingly rich world inhabited by quirky and erudite individuals who quietly shape the way we communicate.

Twenty One Elephants And Still Standing

Author: April Jones Prince
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 061844887X
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Upon completion of the Brooklyn Bridge, P.T. Barnum and his twenty-one elephants parade across to prove to everyone that the bridge is safe.

Standing At The Scratch Line

Author: Guy Johnson
Publisher: Villard
ISBN: 037550656X
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This is a stunning debut by novelist Guy Johnson that provides a true depiction of the lives of African-Americans in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Bury Me Standing

Author: Isabel Fonseca
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446419428
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While researching the book, Fonseca learned Romany and stayed with the gypsies, becoming deeply involved with their lives, and befriending several gypsy kings.

The Scrabble Word Building Book

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Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416571964
Size: 75.38 MB
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xiii PREFACE When we got down to celebrating again, another realization struck
us. Our book listed only those words from which other words can be made; but
what about words standing by themselves; from which no other word could be ...

Painted By Words

Author: LaurieL
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 1491873175
Size: 75.34 MB
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The Big Guy excused himself to get us a couple of drinks and while I was
standing by myself one of the guys I worked with every day came up and stood by
me. He hardly said hi and only nodded his head at me. I looked at him for a while
then ...

Iconography

Author: Susan S. Neville
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253110725
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Wendell Berry talks about forms in his book Standing by Words and says that
once you've chosen one, if you choose to leave it, you're standing in greater
formlessness and chaos than you were standing in before you chose it. That was
 ...