On Borrowed Words: A Memoir of Language
ISBN: 0142000949
EAN13: 9780142000946
Language: English
Pages: 272
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
In this rich memoir, linguistic chameleon Stavans outlines his remarkable cultural heritage, from his birth in politically fragile Mexico through his years as a student activist and young Zionist in Israel to his present career as a noted and controversial academic and writer.