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A linguist offers a thought-provoking account of his experiences and discoveries while living with the Pirahã, a small tribe of Amazonian Indians living in central Brazil and a people possessing a language that defies accepted linguistic theories...
"I suspect I’m the first library patron to check out this newly acquired book. An old friend in Los Angeles suggested it. It’s not an easy read. It is an academic text, with long, intricate sentences full of big, esoteric words. The author piles on..."