Katie_marie's Reviews > Bastard Tongues: A Trailblazing Linguist Finds Clues to Our Common Humanity in the World's Lowliest Languages

Bastard Tongues by Derek Bickerton
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Aug 09, 2015

really liked it
bookshelves: language, memoir, non-fiction, travel, own
Read in April, 2009

Travelogue meets Creoles. Definitely my kind of books. Made even better with the quirky, tell-it-like-it-is style of Bickerton. Gone are the days of building a strong academic career off a one-year diploma in linguistics. Great theories and good stories.

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03/31/2009 page 220

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