Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States


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By: Bill Bryson

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Bill Bryson, who gave glorious voice to The Mother Tongue, now celebrates her magnificent offspring in the book that reveals once and for all how a dusty western hamlet with neither woods nor holly came to be known as Hollywood...and exactly why Mr. Yankee Doodle call his befeathered cap "Macaroni."

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Paperback: 432 pages

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (2001-10-23)

Dimensions (H L W): 110 x 790 x 510

ISBN: 0380713810

EAN: 9780380713813