The Meaning of Everything

Product Number: D1301
Released: 01 Jul, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471238512
Narrator(s): Simon Winchester
Publisher: W F Howes
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The creation of the Oxford English Dictionary was a remarkable achievement, and a story of determination, hard work and inspired research. Simon Winchester, with his characteristic gift for bringing history to life, charts the fascinating life of the OED leading up to the appointment of the first editor, James Murray, in 1879, through to the OED's triumphant publication in 1928 and beyond. The Meaning of Everything is a must for anyone with an interest in language and words.

Author(s): Simon Winchester
Original Publish Date: 01 Jul, 2013

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Author(s): Simon Winchester
Narrator(s): Simon Winchester
Product Number CX1154
Released: 01 Sep, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781407485058

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"'A fine storyteller, the author also proves to be an excellent narrator. Perfect listening for anyone with a love of words.' SUE DOBSON, CHOICE MAGAZINE"

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