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Letter Perfect

The Marvelous History of Our Alphabet from A to Z

Letter Perfect( )
Author: Sacks, David
ISBN:978-0-7679-1173-3
Publication Date:Aug 2004
Publisher:Crown/Archetype
Imprint:Broadway Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

A fun, lively, and learned excursion into the alphabet--and cultural history. Letters are tangible language. Joining together in endless combinations to actually show speech, letters convey our messages and tell our stories. While we encounter these tiny shapes hundreds of times a day, we take for granted the long, fascinating history behind one of the most fundamental of human inventions: the alphabet. The heart of the book is the 26 fact-filled "biographies"...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Alphabets & Writing Systems
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.2 x 0.88 Inches
Book Weight:0.825 Pounds



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