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The Penguin Encyclopedia By David Crystal

The Penguin Encyclopedia
by David Crystal

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An authoritative, single-volume reference encompasses more than 28,000 entries covering the facts, events, issues, people, beliefs, and accomplishments of human knowledge and experience, covering everything from current affairs and science to philosophy, history, sports, and the arts.
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The Penguin Encyclopedia: Second Edition by David Crystal

Edited by David Crystal, the UK's most widely respected reference editor, this second edition of The Penguin Encyclopedia is the most authoritative and topical one-volume encyclopedia available. New entires in this edition include: Hans Blix and Jay Garner, Ricky Gervais and Ozzie Osbourne, David Blaine and Jonny Wilkinson, David Kelly and John Kerry. New topics include the Iraq War, the US road map, SARS, the Freedom Building, and weapons of mass destruction.

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About David Crystal


David Crystal is Honorary Professor of Linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor. He has published over 90 books, including many for Penguin, and was awarded the OBE for services to the English language in 1995. He is also the editor of The New Penguin Factfinder. He lives in Holyhead, Anglesey. David Crystal is Honorary Professor of Linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor. He has published over 90 books, including many for Penguin, and was awarded the OBE for services to the English language in 1995. He is also the editor of The New Penguin Factfinder. He lives in Holyhead, Anglesey.

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GOR001185302
The Penguin Encyclopedia: Second Edition by David Crystal
David Crystal
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Penguin Books Ltd
2004-08-31
1712
0140515437
9780140515435
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