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Living with a dead language

my romance with Latin

Living with a dead language
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After thirty-five years as a book editor in New York City, Ann Patty stopped working and moved to the country. Bored, aimless, and lost in the woods, she hoped to challenge her restless, word-loving brain by beginning a serious study of Latin at local colleges. As she begins to make sense of Latin grammar and syntax, her studies open unexpected windows into her own life. Along the way, she meets an impassioned cast of characters: professors, students and classicists outside of academia who keep Latin very much alive.

Product Details

Author:
Ann Patty

Publisher:
Penguin Books

Format:
Paperback

ISBN:
9781101980231

Publication Date:
08/06/2017

Pages:
256

Dimensions:
197 x 129 x 17 mm

Notes:
1 illustrations

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