9780547336930

Dreaming in Hindi: Coming Awake in Another Language

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780547336930

  • ISBN10:

    0547336934

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-06-10
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $20.95 Save up to $10.69
  • Rent Book $12.57
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE
    USUALLY SHIPS IN 2-3 BUSINESS DAYS

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Used and Rental copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

Having miraculously survived a serious illness and now at an impasse in her career as a magazine editor, Katherine Russell Rich spontaneously accepted a freelance writing assignment to go to India, where she found herself thunderstruck by the culture and the language. In this inspirational memoir, Rich documents her experiences, using Hindi as the lens through which she is given a new perspective not only on India but on the radical way the country and the language itself were changing her. Fascinated by the process, she went on to interview linguistics experts around the world about what happens in the brain when we learn a new language. Seamlessly combining Rich's courageous (and often hilarious) personal journey with wide-ranging reporting, Dreaming in Hindi offers an eye-opening account of what learning a new language can teach us about distant worlds and, ultimately, about ourselves.

Author Biography

Larry Schweikart is the coauthor of the new York Times bestseller A Patriot's History of the United States and the author of 48 Liberal Lies About American History. A professor of history at the University of Dayton, he has appeared as a guest commentator on Fox News and has written many academic books and articles on national defense, business, and financial history. He lives outside Dayton, Ohio.
Katherine Russell Rich, author of the award winning memoir The Red Devil: To Hell with Cancer and Back, has written for the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post, Salon, and O, the Oprah Magazine.

Rewards Program

Write a Review