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Write around the World

The Story of How and Why We Learned to Write

by Vivian French

  • 127 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7392183M
ISBN 100195219244
ISBN 109780195219241
OCLC/WorldCa52110902


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Follow @writearoundpdx on Facebook and Twitter and watch for #breakforjoy. Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is an adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in French in In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20, wager (£2, in ) set by his Author: Jules Verne.

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“One single supporter remained faithful to him: an old paralytic, Lord Albermarle. The noble lord, confined to his armchair, would have given his whole fortune to be able to travel around the world, in ten years even; and he bet four thousand pounds on Phileas Fogg.” ― Jules Verne, Around the World in Eighty Days.

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Get this from a library. Write around the world: the story of how and why we learned to write. [Vivian French; Ross Collins] -- Presents an overview, from ancient times to the present, of the evolution of writing including the development of alphabets.

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