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Title:Searching for Lost City: On the Trail of America's Native Languages
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  • The Time Machine: Bilingual Edition (English - French)
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  • My Year of Rest and Relaxation
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  • Try Anything Once
  • Vanishing New York: How a Great City Lost Its Soul

Coraline Le Seigneur des Anneaux volumes French Edition of The Lord of the Rings Le Cercle Litteraire Des Amateurs D epluchures De Patates French Edition The Time Machine Bilingual Edition English French Lola and the Boy Next Door Anna and the French Kiss Sun Tzu on the Art of War The Oldest Military Treatise in the World Sunzi for Language Learners Volume On The Road Chinese Language Edition Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Chinese Language Edition Le Magicien D oz French Edition The Likeness Dublin Murder Squad The Very Hungry Caterpillar in Russian language The Cat in the Hat in English and French Beginner Books R Les Desastreuses Aventures des Orphelins de Baudelaire Tome Tout Commence Mal French edition of A Series of Unfortunate Events Volume The Bad Beginning Journal d un degonfle Tome Carnet de bord de Greg Heffley Diary of a Wimpy Kid Volume in French The Screwtape Letters Korean Language Edition L o j irai Si je reste The BFG In Russian language The Case of the Nervous Accomplice Perry Mason Mystery A Thousand Acres Only More So Unbreak My Heart What Alice Forgot The Case of the Curious Bride Perry Mason Mystery We Were the Lucky Ones My Year of Rest and Relaxation Thunderbolts Burning Down the House Try Anything Once Vanishing New York How a Great City Lost Its Soul

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First Prize Multicultural Non Fiction The Independent Publishers Book Awards br br Choctaw Creek Sioux Cherokee and Ponca are just a few of the Native American tribal languages that are quickly moving towards extinction down from the nearly six hundred that once existed Experts predict that the number could drop to twenty by the middle of the century Before they disappear completely journalist Elizabeth Seay set out to track down what is left of these languages in her native Oklahoma Her deeply felt narrative opens a window onto the quirks and intricacies of each language she encountered and allows a glimpse into the last days of a vanishing culture br br Seay finds a lost city Ross Mountain a secret community in the Ozark Mountains where percent of the people from young to old speak a Cherokee dialect as their first language She meets leaders in the Indian community from Toby Hughes who weaves spells to Charles Chibitty the last Comanche code talker and his granddaughter Lacey for whom being a Comanche seems to be a weekend hobby The result of Seay s journey is less a study in linguistics than a lively history lesson in cultural migration forced assimilation and the meaning of language itself br Searching for Lost City: On the Trail of America's Native Languages books by Elizabeth Seay