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"American Voices" is a collection of short, readable descriptions of various American dialects, written by top researchers in the field. It includes Southern English, New England speech, Chicano English, Appalachian English, Canadian English, and California English, among many others. It offers a fascinating look at the full range of American social, ethnic, and regional dialects written for the lay person.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405121095
ISBN-10: 1405121092
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 158mm x 15mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Walt Wolfram

Walt Wolfram is William C. Friday Distinguished Professor at North Carolina State University. Ben Ward is Consultant Editor of Language Magazine, the Journal of Communication and Education.

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