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Simon Winchester

The Meaning of Everything

Simon Winchester - The Meaning of Everything

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If you love words you will find this book a treasure.
It charts the 50 year story of the compilation and writing of the dictionary that is, according to Simon Winchester, the finest in the world.
Watch the passion in his eyes as he talks about it!

Category(ies): history, reference
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN Number: 0192805762