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Word Nerd - Dispatches from the Games, Grammar, and Geek Underground

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Beginning his career on a lark as a freelance contributor to SCRABBLE(r) News, John D. Williams Jr. fell down a rabbit hole inhabited by gamers, geeks, and the grammar police. Having served as executive director of the National SCRABBLE(r) Association for twenty-five years, Williams now takes readers inside the byzantine, dog-eat-dog world of top tournament players, creating a piquant (sevenletter word, 68 points!) work that is part pop-cultural history, part anthropological fieldwork. Whether reminiscing about past ...

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Word Nerd - Dispatches from the Games, Grammar, and Geek Underground
2015, Liveright Publishing Corporation, London

ISBN-13: 9780871407733

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