Book #17008

The Babel Effect - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Daniel Hecht
Book #17008 The Babel Effect - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Daniel Hecht.
The Babel Effect - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Crown Publishers, 2001.
ISBN: 0609607294

A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Daniel Hecht directly on the title page; is a novel set in a future world in which the human language has fragmented into dozens of dialects.

When the protagonist, a linguistics student, is assigned to help document the dialects of a small, isolated village, he soon realizes that the village is in trouble. The villagers are unable to communicate with one another, and are slowly losing the ability to think and reason in their own language. The protagonist must use his linguistic skills to restore the village's lost culture and save it from disappearing forever.; 8vo; Signed by Author.

Price: $60.00

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