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I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World

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Sherlock Holmes could glance at a bowler hat and tell that its owner's wife had ceased to love him. In this brilliant book about metaphor James Geary is no less astonishing, as he deciphers the subtle implications embedded in advertising slogans, familiar slang and government double-talk . You'll scarf down every page of I Is an Other and then ask for more. Michael Dirda, Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and author of Book by Book and Classics for PleasureFor lovers of language and fans of Blink and Freakonomics, New York ...

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I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World
2012, Harper Perennial

ISBN-13: 9780061710292

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I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World
2011, Harper, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780061710285

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