The Glassblower

Author: Petra Durst-Benning
Publisher: Amazoncrossing
ISBN: 9781477820278
Size: 12.53 MB
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As the spirited sisters work together to forge a brighter future for themselves on their own terms, they learn not only how to thrive in a man's world, but how to remain true to themselves—and their hearts—in the process.

African American Slang

Author: Maciej Widawski
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107074177
Size: 55.70 MB
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A pioneering exploration of form, meaning, theme and function in African American slang, illustrated with thousands of contextual examples.

The Champagne Queen

Author: Petra Durst-Benning
Publisher: AmazonCrossing
ISBN: 9781503937581
Size: 45.55 MB
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When Isabelle took a chance and eloped with Leon Feininger, her true love, she hadn't stopped to consider what would happen next.

While The World Is Still Asleep

Author: Petra Durst-Benning
Publisher: AmazonCrossing
ISBN: 9781503953321
Size: 60.40 MB
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The first in a new series from Petra Durst-Benning, the bestselling author of The Glassblower series.

Linguistic Change Under Contact Conditions

Author: Jacek Fisiak
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110885174
Size: 47.23 MB
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The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science.

Detroit S Paradise Valley

Author: Ernest H. Borden
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738531557
Size: 25.23 MB
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Now the site of stadiums and freeways, the area was once home to places like the Gotham Hotel and the Surf Club, and welcomed the likes of Billie Holiday, Joe Louis, and Sammy Davis Jr. This book uses more than 200 previously unpublished ...

Juba To Jive

Author: Clarence Major
Publisher: Viking Pr
Size: 12.17 MB
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Juba to Jive is the only up-to-date record of this rich, ever-evolving language born in the African-American community and permeating every aspect of our culture.


Author: Michael Adams
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199986533
Size: 11.29 MB
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" Slang is also a rebellion against the mainstream. It often irritates those who color within the lines--indeed, slang is meant to irritate, sometimes even to shock. But slang is also inventive language, both fun to make and fun to use.