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Bill Bryson, bestselling author of The Mother Tongue, now celebrates its magnificent offspring in the book that reveals once and for all how a dusty western hamlet with neither woods nor holly came to be known as Hollywood . . . and exactly why Mr. Yankee Doodle called his befeathered cap "Macaroni."

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-394) and index.

About the Author

Bill Bryson's many books include, most recently In a Sunburned Country, as well as I'm a Stranger Here Myself, A walk in the Woods,Neither Here Nor There, Made in America,andThe Mother Tongue.He edited The Best American Travel Writing 2000.Born in Des Moines, Iowa, he lived in England for almost two decades. He now lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, with his wife and four children.

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anderson.stephen49, September 28, 2012 (view all comments by anderson.stephen49)
This book will give you hours of pleasure....so many facts about our great country that you don't know. One of my favorite history books ever!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780380713813
Subtitle:
An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
Author:
Bryson, Bill
Author:
by Bill Bryson
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
English
Subject:
English language
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Form - Essays
Subject:
Americanisms
Subject:
Americanisms -- History.
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Subject:
English language -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
107-87
Publication Date:
20011023
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.06x5.34x1.07 in. .72 lbs.

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