American Voices is a collection of short, readable descriptions of various American dialects, written by top researchers in the field. It includes Southern English, New England speech, Chica English, Appalachian English, Canadian English, and California English, among many others. It offers a fascinating look at the full range of American social, ethnic, and regional dialects written for the lay person.
Walt Wolfram is William C. Friday Distinguished Professor at North Carolina State University. Ben Ward is Consultant Editor of Language Magazine, the Journal of Communication and Education.
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