Standing By Words

Author: Wendell Berry
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
ISBN: 1582437459
Size: 18.80 MB
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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
Size: 49.57 MB
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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
Size: 12.53 MB
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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.

Standing By

Author: Alison Buckholtz
Publisher: Tarcher
ISBN: 0399163794
Size: 38.19 MB
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A navy pilot's wife shares a frank and uplifting chronicle of her family's experiences during her husband's deployment to the Middle East, in an account that describes how she spends her days with her two young children, interacts with ...

Word By Word

Author: Kory Stamper
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 1101870958
Size: 27.43 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.

Standing At The Scratch Line

Author: Guy Johnson
Publisher: Villard
ISBN: 037550656X
Size: 76.66 MB
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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
Size: 33.21 MB
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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.

Twenty One Elephants And Still Standing

Author: April Jones Prince
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 061844887X
Size: 52.81 MB
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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.

Another Turn Of The Crank

Author: Wendell Berry
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
ISBN: 1582437467
Size: 16.76 MB
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Provocative, intimate, and thoughtful,Another Turn of the Crank reaches to the heart of Berry's concern and vision for the future, for America and for the world.

Born Standing Up

Author: Steve Martin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1847395848
Size: 73.37 MB
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BORN STANDING UP is a funny and riveting chronicle of how Steve Martin became the comedy genius we now know and is also a fascinating portrait of an era.