The Penguin Classic Baby Name Book: 2,000 Names from the World's Great Literature by Grace Hamlin - PDF and EPUB eBook

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Expectant parents poring over baby name books-usually tomes as large and as interesting as phone books-are looking for that...

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Details of The Penguin Classic Baby Name Book: 2,000 Names from the World's Great Literature

Exact title of the book
The Penguin Classic Baby Name Book: 2,000 Names from the World's Great Literature
Book author
Grace Hamlin
Book edition
Paperback
Number of pages
512 pages
Language
English
Published
July 1st 2001 by Penguin Books
File size (in PDF)
2048 kB
The Penguin Classic Baby Name Book: 2,000 Names from the World's Great Literature

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Expectant parents poring over baby name books-usually tomes as large and as interesting as phone books-are looking for that special name with special meaning. A name with a legacy, a name for the ages. What better place for book-loving parents to look for the right name than in literature?

Elegantly written, easy to use, and delightful to read, The Penguin Classic Baby Name Book is divided into sections of boy's and girl's names. Entries include information on origin, meaning, variations, and most importantly, literary namesakes. Throughout the book are sidebars with mini essays about literary characters and naming trends, as well as pointed quotations from the books themselves.