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Who created it? Williams, Pip, 1969- author.
What's it called? The dictionary of lost words : a novel / Pip Williams.
Who published it? New York : Ballantine Books, [2021]
Edition info! First U.S. edition.
Book Cover
Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Commons New Fiction  Williams, P  ON HOLDSHELF
What's it like? xiv, 376 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
Helpful notes! "Originally published in Australia by Affirm Press in 2020."--Title page verso.
What's it about? "In this remarkable 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.
Helpful subjects! 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.
Related To Online version: Williams, Pip, 1969- Dictionary of lost words New York : Ballantine Books, [2021] 9781984820730 (DLC) 2020019158
Special numbers! 9780593160190 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
0593160193 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
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