"Endlessly readable and wonderfully instructive." —Robert Hartwell Fiske, author, The Dimwit's Dictionary
"A million dollars' worth of fifty-cent words." —Erin McKean, editor, Verbatim
"One of the most distinctive features of the book is its use of proper names as synonyms." —Chicago Tribune
"A special, offbeat supplement to a general compendium of synonyms." —The New York Times
"Meltzer's thesaurus may not be a new wheel, but it's definitely a new way to roll." —The Philadephia Enquirer
"Delves into the mostly untapped reservoir of the English lexicon, offering readers more than top-of-mind word choices." —Dow Jones Newsletter
"If you love words, you will be hooked on this book." —TheCelebrityCafe.com
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About the Author
Peter E. Meltzer, the author of the best-selling The Thinker’s Thesaurus and So You Think You Know Baseball?, is an attorney and a former professor at Rutgers University School of Law.