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|Nunberg, Geoff||Going Nucular: Language, Politics, and Culture in Controversial Times (Signed)|
Publisher: Public Affairs, New York, 2004
Used. Fine in Near Fine Pictorial Dust Jacket. Flat signed and dated ("9/5/04") by author at top of title page. A regular language commentator on NPR's Fresh Air, Nunberg examines the curious ways in which the modern language expresses far more about history, politics, and culture than most casual English users would ever realize. Going Nucular, besides having one of the more whimsical titles to come along in a while, offers up scores of chapters, each examining specific words, phrases, or...