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The Resource Word nerd : dispatches from the games, grammar, and geek underground, John D. Williams, Jr

Word nerd : dispatches from the games, grammar, and geek underground, John D. Williams, Jr

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Word nerd : dispatches from the games, grammar, and geek underground
Title
Word nerd
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dispatches from the games, grammar, and geek underground
Statement of responsibility
John D. Williams, Jr
Title variation
Wordnerd
Title variation remainder
dispatches from the games, grammar, and geek underground
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Explores anagrams, palindromes, the highest-scoring Scrabble plays of all time, [and] the birth of the World Scrabble Championship, as well as many of the more colorful figures that inhabit this subculture. Die-hard word fans will find ... tips on how top players see their boards and racks to come up with the best play, how they prepare, and the psychology of tournament competition. Those uninitiated in the mysteries of Scrabble mania will find a ... memoir about all the fun people have with language and how words shape our lives and culture in unexpected ways"--Dust jacket flap
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10439224
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Williams, John D.
Dewey number
793.734
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Scrabble (Game)
  • Scrabble (Game)
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dispatches from the games, grammar, and geek underground
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Word nerd : dispatches from the games, grammar, and geek underground, John D. Williams, Jr
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Publication
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
1100445
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9780871407733
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2015009100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780871407733
  • (OCoLC)907621799
Label
Word nerd : dispatches from the games, grammar, and geek underground, John D. Williams, Jr
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1100445
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9780871407733
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2015009100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780871407733
  • (OCoLC)907621799

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