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Greek to me: adventures of the comma queen

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Grouping Titlegreek to me adventures of the comma queen
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-11-26 07:30:36AM
Last Indexed2020-11-25 07:46:05AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9781324001270

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"One of the most satisfying accounts of a great passion that I have ever read." —Vivian Gornick, New York Times Book Review

Mary Norris, The New Yorker's Comma Queen and best-selling author of Between You & Me, has had a lifelong love affair with words. In Greek to Me, she delivers a delightful paean to the art of self-expression through accounts of her solo adventures in the land of olive trees and ouzo. Along the way, Norris explains how the alphabet originated in Greece, makes the case for Athena as a feminist icon, and reveals the surprising ways in which Greek helped form English. Greek to Me is filled with Norris's memorable encounters with Greek words, Greek gods, Greek wine—and more than a few Greek men.

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subject_facetAmericans -- Greece -- Biography
Greece -- Description and travel
Greek language -- Social aspects
Norris, Mary -- 1952- -- Travel -- Greece
Periodical editors -- United States -- Biography
title_displayGreek to me : adventures of the comma queen
title_fullGreek to Me Adventures of the Comma Queen
Greek to me : adventures of the comma queen / Mary Norris
title_shortGreek to me
title_subadventures of the comma queen
Biography & Autobiography
Description and travel
Greek language
Language Arts
Norris, Mary
Periodical editors
Social aspects