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The Resource American bee : the National Spelling Bee and the culture of word nerds : the lives of five top spellers as they compete for glory and fame, James Maguire

American bee : the National Spelling Bee and the culture of word nerds : the lives of five top spellers as they compete for glory and fame, James Maguire

Label
American bee : the National Spelling Bee and the culture of word nerds : the lives of five top spellers as they compete for glory and fame
Title
American bee
Title remainder
the National Spelling Bee and the culture of word nerds : the lives of five top spellers as they compete for glory and fame
Statement of responsibility
James Maguire
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Maguire, James
Dewey number
372.63/2
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB1574
LC item number
.M27 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National Spelling Bee
  • Spelling ability
  • Spelling bees
Label
American bee : the National Spelling Bee and the culture of word nerds : the lives of five top spellers as they compete for glory and fame, James Maguire
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-370)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Life At The Bee: the 2004 National Spelling Bee, Washington, D.C. -- The Pressure -- The Field Narrows -- "Is This As Good As Hollywood Can Make It?" -- The Folk Tradition: The American Spelling Bee, from Plymouth Rock to Cable Television -- A Fine Amusement -- The Birth of the Modern Bee -- The Media Age -- Champion's Profiles -- David Tidmarsh ('04) -- Nupur Lala ('99) -- Wendy Guey ('96) -- Ned Andrews ('94) -- Paige Kimble ('81) -- Jacques Bailly ('80) -- Katie Kerwin McCrimmon ('79) -- Barrie Trinkle ('73) -- Henry Feldman ('60) -- The Strange History of English Spelling (Or, Why It's So Difficult) -- A Great Darkness -- The New American Vernacular -- Science Fiction: The Future of Spelling -- Five Top Spellers Compete for Glory and Fame -- Preface to a Competition -- Marshall Winchester -- Kerry Close -- Samir Patel -- Jamie Ding -- Aliya Deri -- The Annual Ritual: Word List Creation -- The Showdown: the 2005 National Spelling Bee, Washington, D.C. -- The Tribe Gathers -- The Spellers Step Up -- The Heart Pounds
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 371 pages
Isbn
9781594862144
Lccn
2005037443
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 39290646
  • 2403936
Label
American bee : the National Spelling Bee and the culture of word nerds : the lives of five top spellers as they compete for glory and fame, James Maguire
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-370)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Life At The Bee: the 2004 National Spelling Bee, Washington, D.C. -- The Pressure -- The Field Narrows -- "Is This As Good As Hollywood Can Make It?" -- The Folk Tradition: The American Spelling Bee, from Plymouth Rock to Cable Television -- A Fine Amusement -- The Birth of the Modern Bee -- The Media Age -- Champion's Profiles -- David Tidmarsh ('04) -- Nupur Lala ('99) -- Wendy Guey ('96) -- Ned Andrews ('94) -- Paige Kimble ('81) -- Jacques Bailly ('80) -- Katie Kerwin McCrimmon ('79) -- Barrie Trinkle ('73) -- Henry Feldman ('60) -- The Strange History of English Spelling (Or, Why It's So Difficult) -- A Great Darkness -- The New American Vernacular -- Science Fiction: The Future of Spelling -- Five Top Spellers Compete for Glory and Fame -- Preface to a Competition -- Marshall Winchester -- Kerry Close -- Samir Patel -- Jamie Ding -- Aliya Deri -- The Annual Ritual: Word List Creation -- The Showdown: the 2005 National Spelling Bee, Washington, D.C. -- The Tribe Gathers -- The Spellers Step Up -- The Heart Pounds
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 371 pages
Isbn
9781594862144
Lccn
2005037443
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 39290646
  • 2403936

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