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Don"t sleep, there are snakes

life and language in the Amazonian jungle

by Daniel Leonard Everett

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Departures in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pirahá Indians,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Jungles,
  • Pirahá dialect

  • About the Edition

    A linguist offers a thought-provoking account of his experiences and discoveries while living with the Pirahã, a small tribe of Amazonian Indians living in central Brazil and a people possessing a language that defies accepted linguistic theories and reflects a culture that has no counting system, concept of war, or personal property, and lives entirely in the present.

    Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, c2008.

    Other titlesDo not sleep, there are snakes
    StatementDaniel L. Everett
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF2520.1.M9 E94 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24797678M
    ISBN 109780307386120
    LC Control Number2010513596

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    Sacramento Book Review "Three stars [A] spiritual adventure story."—People "A fascinating look into the lives of the Piraha, an Amazonian community of hunter-gatherers."—The Minneapolis Star Tribune "Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes makes the rain forest sound like a magic mushroom."—/5().   Don’t Sleep There Are Snakes is a phrase never actually used in the show, and it’s the book by Daniel Everett of the same title that reveals .

      What I did know was so fascinating to me that I picked up a copy of his memoir, Don’t Sleep There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle (Pantheon Books, ). Everett’s primary objective was to learn the Pirahās language—one of the most complicated ones known to man—and produce a successful translation of the Bible. Get this from a library! Don't sleep, there are snakes: life and language in the Amazonian jungle. [Daniel Leonard Everett] -- A linguist offers a thought-provoking account of his experiences and discoveries while living with the Pirahã, a small tribe of Amazonian Indians living in central Brazil and a people possessing a.


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This book, his account of those. Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle In NovemberEverett's book on the culture and language of the Pirahã people, and what it was like to live among them, was published in the United Kingdom by Profile Books and in the United States by Pantheon mater: University of Campinas.

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It has also been published in Germany by Random House DVA and in France by also out now in Mandarin.