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Published: 02 June 2014

232 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199300914

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Sorry About That

The Language of Public Apology

Edwin L. Battistella

  • Explores why we apologize or don't and how our apologies succeed or fail
  • Situates the apology in American popular culture
  • Includes over 50 examples of political and public apologies
  • Illustrates the social, linguistic, and moral process of apology