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Robert Claiborne • 32 Items / 6 Books, 13 Articles, 13 Reviews
Our Marvelous Native Tongue (1983)
The Life and Times of the English Language
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Published Reviews
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    Briefly Noted (5 Reviews)
    General
    1. The Oxford Book of Death by D.J. Enright
    2. Distant Water by William W. Warner
    3. Lorelei Two: My Life With Conrad Aiken by Clarissa M. Lorenz
    4. Our Marvelous Native Tongue by Robert Claiborne
    5. Le Canal du Midi by Odile de Roquette-Buisson and Christian Sarramon, ...
    The New Yorker, June 6, 1983, pp. 143-145
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    Short Reviews (12 Reviews)
    Chronicle of a Death Foretold, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    1. Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    2. Truman Capote by Marie Rudisill and James C. Simmons
    3. Home Before Morning by Lynda Van Devanter and Christopher Morgan
    4. Voices of Baseball by Bob Chieger
    5. The Diary of a Good Neighbour by Jane Somers
    6. Our Marvelous Native Tongue by Robert Claiborne
    7. The Wreck of the "Rusty Nail" by G.B. Trudeau
    8. Forgotten News by Jack Finney
    9. The Devil's Book of Verse by Richard Conniff
    10. Banker by Dick Francis
    11. Yet Being Someone Other by Laurens van der Post
    12. The Next American Frontier by Robert B. Reich
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 1983, pp. 103-109