Coverart for item
The Resource By hook or by crook : a journey in search of English, David Crystal

By hook or by crook : a journey in search of English, David Crystal

Label
By hook or by crook : a journey in search of English
Title
By hook or by crook
Title remainder
a journey in search of English
Statement of responsibility
David Crystal
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Combines personal reflections, historical allusions, and traveler's observations about the author's encounters with language and its users throughout the English-speaking world
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crystal, David
Dewey number
  • 420
  • 420
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1711
LC item number
.C79 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
Target audience
adult
Label
By hook or by crook : a journey in search of English, David Crystal
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Original copyright, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-291) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 31
  • 4
  • Where are You From?: Welshpool
  • 50
  • 5
  • Good Evening, Each: Birmingham
  • 70
  • 6
  • Book-Browser Syndrome: Hay
  • 88
  • 1
  • 7
  • Now Godiva was a Lady: Leominster
  • 108
  • 8
  • Robot's not Working: Risbury
  • 128
  • 9
  • Who was Leonard Slye?: Stratford
  • 150
  • 10
  • By Hook or by Crook: Gaerwen
  • Shall We Shog?: Kolkata
  • 172
  • 11
  • A Rash of Dermatologists: Arden
  • 188
  • 12
  • A Wheelbarrow Called Wilberforce: Lichfield
  • 207
  • 13
  • How do You Like Your Eggs?: San Francisco
  • 1
  • 228
  • 14
  • My Husband is Without: Lodz
  • 248
  • 15
  • I'm Jack: Llangollen
  • 267
  • On the Way: References and Sources
  • 287
  • 2
  • Making a Beeline: Menai
  • 13
  • 3
  • We Want Information: Portmeirion
Control code
ocn181601803
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 314 pages
Isbn
9781590200612
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
420 C889B ; P ; XX-N ; C0807BT1 (KE).
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 181601803
  • (Sirsi) 181601803
  • (OCoLC)181601803
Label
By hook or by crook : a journey in search of English, David Crystal
Publication
Copyright
Note
Original copyright, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-291) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 31
  • 4
  • Where are You From?: Welshpool
  • 50
  • 5
  • Good Evening, Each: Birmingham
  • 70
  • 6
  • Book-Browser Syndrome: Hay
  • 88
  • 1
  • 7
  • Now Godiva was a Lady: Leominster
  • 108
  • 8
  • Robot's not Working: Risbury
  • 128
  • 9
  • Who was Leonard Slye?: Stratford
  • 150
  • 10
  • By Hook or by Crook: Gaerwen
  • Shall We Shog?: Kolkata
  • 172
  • 11
  • A Rash of Dermatologists: Arden
  • 188
  • 12
  • A Wheelbarrow Called Wilberforce: Lichfield
  • 207
  • 13
  • How do You Like Your Eggs?: San Francisco
  • 1
  • 228
  • 14
  • My Husband is Without: Lodz
  • 248
  • 15
  • I'm Jack: Llangollen
  • 267
  • On the Way: References and Sources
  • 287
  • 2
  • Making a Beeline: Menai
  • 13
  • 3
  • We Want Information: Portmeirion
Control code
ocn181601803
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 314 pages
Isbn
9781590200612
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
420 C889B ; P ; XX-N ; C0807BT1 (KE).
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 181601803
  • (Sirsi) 181601803
  • (OCoLC)181601803

Library Locations

    • Lee's Summit BranchBorrow it
      150 NW Oldham Pkwy., Lee's Summit, MO, 64081 , US
      38.915628 -94.400799
    • North Independence BranchBorrow it
      317 W. 24 Hwy., Independence, MO, 64050 , US
      39.100794 -94.418828
    • South Independence BranchBorrow it
      13700 E. 35th St., Independence, MO, 64055 , US
      39.05803 -94.41822
    • Weston BranchBorrow it
      18204 Library Drive, Weston, MO, 64098 , US
      39.421434 -94.895691
Processing Feedback ...