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INSTANT VOCABULARY by Ida Ehrlich
PUBLISHED BY POCKET BOOKS-NEW YORK
POCKET BOOK edition published March, 1968
4th printing............August, 1972
POCKET BOOK editions are published by POCKET BOOKS, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 630 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10020. Trademarks registered in the United States and other countries.
Standard Book Number: 671-78258-4. Copyright, (C), 1968, by Simon & Schuster, Inc., All rights reserved. Printed in the U.S.A. 568 p.p.
-----ABOUT THE BOOK-----
LEARNING NEW WORDS IS AS EASY AS ONE, TWO, THREE!
RECOGNIZE the keys to the English language, the basic units from which all words are made
FOLLOW clear examples of how the key explains a word's origin and meaning -- or how it combines with other keys to create new words
BUILD your word power with practical exercises to expand and integrate your knowledge, without memorization
-----ABOUT THE AUTHOR-----
Ida Lublenski Ehrlich was an author, playwright and producer, she was born on August 20, 1886 in Odessa, Russia. When she was 2 years old, her family immigrated to the United States and settled on New York's Lower East Side. She lived in Carmel, New York to the age of 99. Her first produced play was ''Helena's Boys'' (1924), which ran on Broadway. Other plays included ''Dr. Johnson,'' ''The Magic Carpet,'' and ''Alice in Fableland.'' In 1940, she founded Everyman's Theater, a nonprofit organization that produced low-budget plays off Broadway. From 1940 until 1963, she supported herself as a teacher in the New York public school system. In 1965, at the age of 79, she earned a master's degree in Hebrew literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary. In 1969, she wrote her first non-fiction work called ''Instant Vocabulary'' a reading aid which was published by Simon & Schuster.