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Mother Tongues: Travels Through Tribal Europe
Mother Tongues Travels Through Tribal Europe
Author: Helena Drysdale
Helena Drysdale and her husband Richard rented out their house and embarked on an epic tour across Europe in their customized camper van, the Mob. With them went their two small daughters, Tallulah and Xanthe. They had few plans, but they did have a goal: to probe the secrets of western Europes indigenous tribes. Over seven seasons Helena Drysda...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780330372817
ISBN-10: 0330372815
Publication Date: 10/11/2002
Pages: 416
Edition: New Ed
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

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Publisher: Picador
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 1
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I'd liked Drysdale's book about Madagascar, so picked this one up when I saw it for sale at a used bookstore a while ago. A strictly socio-linguistic book would have been too dry, but this one, with it's travel-narrative framework was exactly what I was looking for. Barcelona came off as a scary place - they were burgled twice in a short period of time there.


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