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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Longman Pub Group
Publication date August 1, 1997
Pages 582
Binding Paperback
Edition 8th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780321012197
ISBN-10 0321012194
Dimensions 1 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.75 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $42.00
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Exploring Language, 8th Edition, collects 84 selections in nine chapters to focus on some provocative aspects of American culture as they are revealed by language. Among the timely topics: the media and bias, computers and writing, black English, gender differences, "warspeak, " advertising (as manipulation or art?), political double talk, and bilingualism.

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This edition contains multiple works--typically stories or entire novels--that are found in different collections. Below find each work in this edition grouped by how you can find each.
Editions for the work Exploring Language
Paperback
Book cover for 9780205172863 Book cover for 9780205672660 Book cover for 9780321012197 Book cover for 9780321055187 Book cover for 9780321122216 Book cover for 9780321457974 Book cover for 9780321965257
 
14 edition from Longman Pub Group (August 9, 2014)
9780321965257 | details & prices | 494 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.24 lbs | List price $102.80
13 edition from Longman Pub Group (July 4, 2011)
9780205172863 | details & prices | 538 pages | 5.75 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $97.20
12 edition from Longman Pub Group (February 6, 2009)
9780205672660 | details & prices | 567 pages | 8.25 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $73.33
11 edition from Longman Pub Group (October 24, 2006)
9780321457974 | details & prices | 604 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $76.00
10th edition from Longman Pub Group (July 1, 2003)
9780321122216 | details & prices | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $63.53
About: Now in its tenth edition, this market–leading language reader continues to feature thought–provoking readings that explore the various interconnections between language and American society.
10th edition from Addison-Wesley (July 1, 2003)
9789990121742 | details & prices | List price $0.02
9th edition from Longman Pub Group (July 1, 2000)
9780321055187 | details & prices | 586 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $54.00
About: Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Exploring Language remains the market-leading language reader.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Isabelle Kaufeler (other contributor), Howard Curtis (other contributor), Michele Giuttari | 8th edition from Longman Pub Group (August 1, 1997)
9780321012197 | details & prices | 582 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $42.00
This edition also contains The Dark Heart of Florence
About: Exploring Language, 8th Edition, collects 84 selections in nine chapters to focus on some provocative aspects of American culture as they are revealed by language.
7th edition from Harpercollins College Div (January 1, 1995)
9780673523495 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $43.00
About: Now in its tenth edition, this market–leading language reader continues to feature thought–provoking readings that explore the various interconnections between language and American society.
Editions for the work The Dark Heart of Florence
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781408704486
 
With Howard Curtis (other contributor), Michele Giuttari | from Gardners Books (July 18, 2013)
9781408704486 | details & prices | 371 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $25.15
About: After enduring years at the mercy of an infamous serial killer, the people of Florence are relieved at the news of his death - until a senator and his butler are found brutally murdered.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780321012197 Book cover for 9780349139333
 
With Howard Curtis (other contributor), Michele Giuttari | from Abacus (December 1, 2014)
9780349139333 | details & prices | 371 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $14.95
About: 'It was a night that would be long remembered.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Howard Curtis (other contributor), Michele Giuttari, Gary Goshgarian | 8th edition from Longman Pub Group (August 1, 1997); titled "Exploring Language"
9780321012197 | details & prices | 582 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $42.00
This edition also contains Exploring Language
About: Exploring Language, 8th Edition, collects 84 selections in nine chapters to focus on some provocative aspects of American culture as they are revealed by language.

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