Book Details for Descriptionary


Format:  Paperback
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ISBN-10:  0816079471
ISBN-13:  9780816079476
Edition:  4th
List Price:  $29.95
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Title: Descriptionary

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Find the word on the tip of your tongue with this helpful resource. Praise for the previous hardcover edition: "...a useful reference source..."— American Reference Books Annual "...fills an important niche in any reference collection because of its wide scope..."— Booklist "...a helpful resource..."— School Library Journal This is the book to use when looking for a descriptive or technical term or when you know the subject or meaning but not the specific word. Descriptionary, Fourth Edition is a clever combination of a reverse dictionary and a thesaurus, with thousands of descriptions of terms organized into subject categories and sub-categories. This new edition contains thousands of descriptions of terms organized into expanded and updated sections, including those on politics and the Internet, and dozens of new sections. Many new finance and technology terms have also been added to this user-friendly book. New sections include: Anthropology Archaeology Chemistry Dinosaurs Evolution Fishing Jewelry Rocks Sleep and more.

Series: Writer's Library
Author:Marc McCutcheon
Language: English
Reading Level: Grades  10 to 12
Pages: 711
Publisher: Checkmark Books
Weight:2.7 Pounds
Length:9.3 Inches
Width:7.5 Inches
Height:1.3 Inches

Click on this books subject categories to see related titles:
Juvenile Nonfiction > Reference / Dictionaries
Juvenile Nonfiction > Reference / Thesauri
Foreign Language Study > English As A Second Language > English Language - Terms And Phrases

Other Available Formats:
Hardcover, 2010

Book Details Summary: The title of this book is Descriptionary and it was written by Marc McCutcheon. This particular 4th edition is in a Paperback format and is also available in this version as a Hardcover. This books publish date is May 1, 2010 and it has a suggested retail price of $29.95. It was published by Checkmark Books and has a total of 711 pages in the book. The 10 digit ISBN is 0816079471 and the 13 digit ISBN is 9780816079476; it is a part of the Writer's Library series. To buy this book at the lowest price, Click Here.

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