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The Resource The African svelte : ingenious misspellings that make surprising sense, Daniel Menaker ; drawings by Roz Chast ; foreword by Billy Collins

The African svelte : ingenious misspellings that make surprising sense, Daniel Menaker ; drawings by Roz Chast ; foreword by Billy Collins

Label
The African svelte : ingenious misspellings that make surprising sense
Title
The African svelte
Title remainder
ingenious misspellings that make surprising sense
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Menaker ; drawings by Roz Chast ; foreword by Billy Collins
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Inspired by the author's tenure at "The New Yorker," a collection of whimsical, revelatory errors foraged from the wilds of everyday English includes entries ranging from "exit Jesus" and "doggy-dog world" to "for all intensive purposes" and "dairy airs."
Cataloging source
FMG
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Menaker, Daniel
Dewey number
428.102/07
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Chast, Roz
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  • English language
  • English language
Label
The African svelte : ingenious misspellings that make surprising sense, Daniel Menaker ; drawings by Roz Chast ; foreword by Billy Collins
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn959963602
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xxvii, 225 pages
Isbn
9780544800632
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)959963602
Label
The African svelte : ingenious misspellings that make surprising sense, Daniel Menaker ; drawings by Roz Chast ; foreword by Billy Collins
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn959963602
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xxvii, 225 pages
Isbn
9780544800632
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)959963602

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