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Wordstruck
Wordstruck
Author: Robert MacNeil
ISBN-13: 9780670818716
ISBN-10: 0670818712
Publication Date: 3/30/1989
Pages: 256
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Viking Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
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Robert Macneil, co-author of "The Story of English" and co-anchor of the Macneil-Lehrer Hour on PBS, writes this memoir of his growing-up in Canada and tells how his love of words began. He sprinkles his story with the kind of tidbits concerning where words came from that you'd expect in a Bill Bryson book. A nice somewhat-autobiography of a Canadian's coming of age during the 40's