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Author Little, Elizabeth, 1981-

Title Trip of the tongue [OverDrive electronic resource] : cross-country travels in search of America's languages / Elizabeth Little.

Edition First U.S. edition.
Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource (309 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [279]-292) and index.
Contents New York City: American -- Montana: Crow -- Arizona: Navajo -- Washington: Lushootseed, Quileute, Makah -- Louisiana: French and Louisiana Creole -- South Carolina: Gullah -- Nevada: Basque -- North Dakota: Norwegian -- Florida: Haitian Creole -- New Mexico: Spanish -- Los Angeles: English.
Summary Documents the author's travels throughout the country, where she witnesses firsthand the nation's many cultures and languages and what they say about who we are individually, socially and politically.
Subject Language and culture -- United States.
Multilingualism -- United States.
Sociolinguistics -- United States.
Americanisms.
Genre Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Little, Elizabeth. Trip of the tongue. 1st U.S. ed. New York : Bloomsbury, 2012 9781596916562 (DLC) 2011039005 (OCoLC)639161276
ISBN 9781608198290 (electronic bk.)
1608198294 (electronic bk.)
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