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Speaking American: How Y'all, Youse, and You Guys Talk: A Visual Guide

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The Map of Good Memories

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Sad Topographies. A Disenchanted Traveller's Guide

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Great City Maps

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A History of America in 100 Maps

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The Writer's Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands

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Plotted: A Literary Atlas

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Beyond the Map

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