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Description - Living With A Dead Language by Ann Patty

After 35 years as a book editor in New York City, Ann Patty stopped working and moved to the country. Bored, aimless and lost in the woods, she hoped to challenge her restless, word-loving brain by beginning a serious study of Latin at local colleges. As she begins to make sense of Latin grammar and syntax, her studies open unexpected windows into her own life. Written with humour, heart and an infectious enthusiasm for words, Patty's book is a lesson in how learning and literature can transform the past and lead to an unexpected future.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781101980224
ISBN-10: 1101980222
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 145mm x mm)
Pages: 246
Imprint: Viking Press Inc
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 14-Jun-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ann Patty

Ann Patty worked in New York trade publishing for more than thirty years. She was the founder and publisher of The Poseidon Press and an executive editor at Crown Publishers and Harcourt. She lives in Rhinebeck, New York.

Books By Ann Patty

Living With A Dead Language by Ann Patty
Paperback, June 2017