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The Resource Mother tongue : my family's globe-trotting quest to dream in Mandarin, laugh in Arabic, and sing in Spanish, Christine Gilbert

Mother tongue : my family's globe-trotting quest to dream in Mandarin, laugh in Arabic, and sing in Spanish, Christine Gilbert

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Mother tongue : my family's globe-trotting quest to dream in Mandarin, laugh in Arabic, and sing in Spanish
Title
Mother tongue
Title remainder
my family's globe-trotting quest to dream in Mandarin, laugh in Arabic, and sing in Spanish
Statement of responsibility
Christine Gilbert
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"One woman's quest to learn Mandarin in Beijing, Arabic in Beirut, and Spanish in Mexico, with her young family along for the ride"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gilbert, Christine
Dewey number
  • 910.4092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
G154.5.G53
LC item number
M68 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gilbert, Christine
  • Gilbert, Christine
  • Travel writers
  • Language and languages
  • Language and languages
Label
Mother tongue : my family's globe-trotting quest to dream in Mandarin, laugh in Arabic, and sing in Spanish, Christine Gilbert
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-307)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
China -- Lebanon -- Mexico
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxiv, 207 pages
Isbn
9781592407927
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016006540
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn944014133
  • (OCoLC)944014133
  • 946731
Label
Mother tongue : my family's globe-trotting quest to dream in Mandarin, laugh in Arabic, and sing in Spanish, Christine Gilbert
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-307)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
China -- Lebanon -- Mexico
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxiv, 207 pages
Isbn
9781592407927
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016006540
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn944014133
  • (OCoLC)944014133
  • 946731

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