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Mother Tongue: English & How It Got That Wayby Bill Bryson
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Book News Annotation:
A history of the English language written in a non-technical manner for a general audience. Bryson begins with language's Neanderthal origins and goes on the describe the key people and events that have shaped English into its modern form and character.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-255) and index.
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