The Meaning of Everything

  • by Simon Winchester
  • Narrated by Simon Winchester
  • 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The creation of the Oxford English Dictionary was a remarkable achievement, and a story of determination, hard work and inspired research. Simon Winchester, with his characteristic gift for bringing history to life, charts the fascinating life of the OED leading up to the appointment of the first editor, James Murray, in 1879, through to the OED's triumphant publication in 1928 and beyond.
The Meaning of Everything is a must for anyone with an interest in language and words.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-11-2011
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks