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The dictionary of obscure sorrows  Cover Image Book Book

The dictionary of obscure sorrows / John Koenig.

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  • ISBN: 9781501153648
  • ISBN: 1501153641
  • Physical Description: xiii, 272 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Between living and dreaming -- The interior wilderness -- Montage of attractions -- Faces in a crowd -- Boats against the current -- Roll the bones -- Neologistics -- On gratitude -- A word of advice.
Summary, etc.:
Poetically defining emotions we all feel but don't have the words to express, the creator of the popular online project of the same name invites readers on his epic quest to fill the gaps in the language of emotion.
Subject: Language and emotions.
Emotions > Dictionaries.
English language > New words > Dictionaries.
Words, New > Dictionaries.
Genre: Dictionaries.

Available copies

  • 6 of 9 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


  • 1 current hold with 9 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library NF152.403 KOE (Text) 38256101830036 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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