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Spoken Here

Author : Mark Abley
ISBN : 9781446410455
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Half the world's languages are threatened with extinction over the next century, as English and the rest of the world's top twenty languages drive all before them. What ways of looking at the world will die along with them, what cultural riches, what experiences, histories and memories? And how does it feel to be one of the last remaining speakers of a language that is on its way to extinction? What chance is there of saving any of these languages? Is it feasible in the long term or even worthwhile? Mark Abley's journeys among the speakers of languages at the brink takes him to aboriginal Australia (where he meets the last surviving fluent male speaker of Mati Ke, who cannot speak to the only other fluent speaker, as she is his sister and in their culture it is forbidden to speak to siblings once one has reached puberty) and to American Indian reservations, as well as to places where the languages are fighting back - Wales, the Faeroe islands, the Isle of Man - whilst also charting the triumphant return of Hebrew.

Wrestling Spoken Here

Author : Milt Sherman
ISBN : 9781105635861
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You All Spoken Here

Author : Roy Wilder
ISBN : 0820320293
Genre : Humor
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A marvelously funny piece of Southern humor and a language-lover's delight, this book preserves and explains the South's linguistic heritage with some 3,000 specimens of the region's most picturesque, metaphorical, and gloriously inventive speech.

Ballet Is Spoken Here

Author : Ruth H. Brinkerhoff
ISBN : LCCN:95177476
Genre : Ballet
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Oysterback Spoken Here

Author : Helen Chappell
ISBN : 1891521012
Genre : Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.)
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Mime Spoken Here

Author : Tony Montanaro
ISBN : UOM:39015037350959
Genre : Performing Arts
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To Tony Montanaro, mime is "eloquent gesture", with or without words, with or without props. For 40 years, Tony has been a celebrated mime, at the top of his field, but his approach in this book is more than a lesson in theatre -- it's a lesson in communication. Actors, musicians, and performers of all types will benefit from Tony's techniques and insight.

Love Spoken Here

Author : Turner Stimpson
ISBN : 1886057761
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Love Spoken Here is a reissue of the heartfelt collection of stories illustrating Turner Stimpson’s unique approach for turning the lights back on in the dark world of dementia patients. Turner’s approach of using humor, love and respect to be ""in their moment"" is inspiring. Included with these stories are six original and poignant songs written, sung and produced by Cathy Brophy.

English Spoken Here

Author : Jerry Messec
ISBN : 0842808450
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Love Is Spoken Here

Author : Janice Kapp Perry
ISBN : OCLC:229418089
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Fly Fishing Is Spoken Here

Author : Stephen Sloan
ISBN : 1585747726
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This is a fly-fishing book that speaks to the dedication fly fishermen have for their favorite pastime. Whether you are a veteran fly fisher, a passionate weekend participant, or an enthusiastic beginner, you will come away from this terrific compilation with a better understanding of and fervor for this magnificent sport. FLY FISHING IS SPOKEN HERE gives you a broader perspective and encourages you to form your own relationship with fly fishing. This collection of radio interviews from "The Fishing Zone" (which reaches 200 stations and 1,000 cites) includes three new chapters from Joan Wulff, Joe Humphreys, and Lefty Kreh; interviews from experts in the field and writers on the topic; plus vivid artwork by James Prosek. Selections include interviews with James Prosek, renowned painter and author of a number of books, including Early Love and Brook Trout; Joseph Heywood, author of The Snowfly and Ice Hunter; Valerie Haig-Brown, daughter of Roderick Haig-Brown and editor of To Know a River; Jack Samson, former Editor-in-Chief of Field & Stream magazine and author of many books on World War II as well as the outdoors (including The Orvis Pocket Guide to Fly Fishing for Bonefish and Permit); and Ernest Schwiebert, world-famous lecturer and author of such bestsellers as Nymphs and Matching the Hatch; as well as many others. Through these diverse writings and interviews, the reader acquires a sense of the true importance of this sport, while glimpsing elements of the human condition as it relates to the natural order of the world.

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