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Author Williams, Pip, 1969- author.

Title The dictionary of lost words : a novel / Pip Williams.

Publication Info. New York : Ballantine Books, [2021]
3 holds on first copy returned of 1 copy


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    WILLIAMS,PIP    DUE 07-07-22 Billed
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Fiction.
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description xiv, 376 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Originally published in Australia by Affirm Press in 2020."--Title page verso.
Summary "In this debut novel based on actual events, as a team of male scholars compiles the first Oxford English Dictionary, one of their daughters decides to collect the "objectionable" words they omit."-- Dust jacket flap.
Subject Lexicographers -- Fiction.
Oxford English dictionary -- Fiction.
Women -- Suffrage -- Fiction.
Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- England -- Oxford -- History -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Oxford (England) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Biographical fiction.
ISBN 9780593160190 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
0593160193 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)

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