Wordstruck

A Memoir by Robert Macneil

Publisher: Random House Value Publishing

Written in English
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    ISBN 100517080184
    ISBN 109780517080184

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Although not unusual for its time and class, MacNeil's childhood was distinct and full of character&# Wordstruck Robert MacNeil, Author Viking Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author PBS-TV Newshour presenter MacNeil coauthored the.

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Her nonfiction book, WORDSTRUCK: THE FUN AND FASCINATION OF LANGUAGE is a word lover’s delight for the brain, the heart, and the funny bone, and has won five national awards in Humor and Education.

Susanna resides among vineyards and redwoods in Northern California, and derives endless inspiration from friends and students, her two bilingual. 'Wordstruck' is the story of Robert MacNeil's unabashed affair with words, from his Halifax childhood awash with intriguing accents to life as a traveling journalist who "delighted in finding pockets of The man who made the English language come alive for millions of readers and viewers with 'The Story of English' reveals his own early.

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Burden of Desire centres on the love triangle of bohemian belle Julia Montgomery. Wordstruck A Memoir, by Robert MacNeil (read 26 Nov ) This memoir has many good things in it. The author was born in Canada aboutand reading was a big part of his parents' and his life/5(4). Featured Book: Wordstruck!: The Fun and Fascination of Language.

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