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After a multi-decade career of stimulating readers to appreciate and laugh at the glories and oddities of our English language, beloved language maven Richard Lederer has collected his very best and most popular pieces in "Word Wizard." In this career-capping anthology the reader will find essays that enlighten, inspire, and tickle the funny bone.
From his hilarious bloopers to his hymns of praise to the English language, these essays are the brightest gems of a storied career. "Word Wizard" includes a new introduction, prefaces for each essay, sprightly verse, and material never before published in Leader's language books. With classic chapters such as "The World According to Student Bloopers," "English Is a Crazy Language," and "The Case for Short Words," and shiny new essays such as "The Way We Word" and "Add Wealth to Your Vocabulary," "Word Wizard "is sure to delight language lovers and Lederer fans everywhere.
Title: "Word Wizard: Super Bloopers, Rich Reflections, and Other Acts of Word Magic"
Edition: "(signed, 5th printing of 1st edition)"
Publisher: NY, GRIFFIN: 2006
ISBN Number: 0312351712
ISBN Number 13: 9780312351717
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: FINE
lb: 1.50 lb
Seller ID: 26T011
Description: "As new. SIGNED, inscribed and dated by author. ""After a multi-decade career of stimulating readers to appreciate and laugh at the glories and oddities of our English language, bleoved language maven Richard Lederer has collected his ver best and most popular pieces...includes a new introduction, prefaces for each essay..."""
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