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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World Hardcover – Sep 16 2014

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  • Hardcover: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press (Sept. 16 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1607747103
  • ISBN-13: 978-1607747109
  • Product Dimensions: 17.2 x 1.5 x 19.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 318 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #104,564 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A New York Times bestseller.

"...a fantastic collection of words without English counterparts." -- Entertainment Weekly

"...a collection of words you never knew you needed before." -- Huffington Post 
“… will make you think, laugh and discover situations you never knew there was a word for.” – ELLE Canada
“Charming illustrations and sheer linguistic delight” – Maria Popova, Brain Pickings 

About the Author

ELLA FRANCES SANDERS is a twenty-something writer and illustrator who intentionally lives all over the place, most recently Morocco, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland. She likes to create books with real pages while drawing freelance things for charming people, and she is not afraid of questions or bears. You can find her at 

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