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The Yale dictionary of quotations

Author: Fred R Shapiro
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Contains more than 12,000 famous quotations, arranged alphabetically. This volume focuses on American quotations and its inclusion of items not only from literary and historical sources but also from  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred R Shapiro
ISBN: 9780300107982 0300107986
OCLC Number: 752288186
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Runner-up for IndieFab awards (Reference Boty) 2006
Short-listed for Connecticut Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2007
Description: xxiv, 1067 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: edited by Fred R. Shapiro ; foreword by Joseph Epstein.

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"On the analogy of 'Dictionary Johnson,' we call Fred R. Shapiro, editor of the just-published Yale Book of Quotations (well worth the $50 price), 'Quotationeer Shapiro.' . . . Shapiro does original Read more...

 
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