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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: David Popkin Narrator: Robert O’Keefe Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Vocabulary Energizers Series Release Date: June 2012 ISBN: 9781464044410
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This book builds vocabulary by presenting the fascinating histories behind those words we need for more effective communication and comprehension. Focusing on a core of one hundred words and their background stories, the author links these words with hundreds of synonyms and antonyms. Greek and Latin word parts introduce additional words, and informative and amusing exercises reinforce the vocabulary entries. 

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About the Author

David Popkin received his PhD in English from Pennsylvania State University. A Fisk University faculty member since 1971, he has served as director of freshman composition, chair of the English department, and currently teaches courses in Shakespeare, mythology, and etymology. He lives with his wife in Nashville, Tennessee, where he loves to teach, research word origins, and spend time with his grandchildren.