The Miracle of Language - Lederer, Richard, Ph.D.

An eye-opening, entertaining, informative and inspiring tribute to our mother tongue from the bestselling author of Crazy English and The Play of Words. America's wittiest verbalist examines the unparalleled successes--and shortcomings--of what has become the most widely spoken language in history. "Delightful and contagious".-- Edwin Newman.

The Miracle of Language 1999, Gallery Books

ISBN-13: 9780671028114

Revised edition

Trade paperback

The Miracle of Language 1992, Pocket Books

ISBN-13: 9780671709402

Mass-market paperback

The Miracle of Language 1991, Pocket Books

ISBN-13: 9780671709396