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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

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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
Title variation
National Spelling Bee and the culture of word nerds
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A narrative portrait of the America's National Spelling Bee competition offers insight into its subculture of young wordsmiths, competitive parents, and spectator tension, sharing the stories of five top contestants to offer insight into their ambitions and winning strategies
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253444
Cataloging source
DLC
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
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the National Spelling Bee and the culture of word nerds : the lives of five top spellers as they compete for glory and fame
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-370)
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 p.
Isbn
9781594862144
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005037443
Other control number
9781594862144
System control number
ocm62766064
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-370)
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 p.
Isbn
9781594862144
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005037443
Other control number
9781594862144
System control number
ocm62766064

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