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Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

  • Mary Norris
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  • ISBN-10: 1432871447
  • ISBN-13: 9781432871444
  • Shipping Weight: 1.00 lbs ( .45 kgs)
  • 300 Pages | Hardcover
  • Available November 2019

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A New York Times Bestselling Author

Greek to Me is a charming account of Norris’s lifelong love affair with words and her solo adventures in the land of olive trees and ouzo. Along the way, Norris explains how the alphabet originated in Greece, makes the case for Athena as a feminist icon, goes searching for the fabled Baths of Aphrodite, and reveals the surprising ways Greek helped form English. Filled with Norris’s memorable encounters with Greek words, Greek gods, Greek wine — and more than a few Greek men — Greek to Me the Comma Queen’s fresh take on Greece and the exotic yet strangely familiar language that so deeply influences our own.