With the increase in travel to Spanish-speaking countries-as well as the rise in the Latino population in the United States-a growing number of people are in need of a quick reference to help them communicate. The Everything? Spanish Phrase Book remedies these shortcomings with a practical, real-world approach to learning the language that is both quick and easy to use. From ordering dinner and asking for directions, to working and communicating in Latino communities, this handy guide provides readers with all they need to hablar espa?ol in any setting. Organized by situation, The Everything? Spanish Phrase Book contains the right words for, traveling and making reservations, dining and shopping, speaking Spanish in a business setting, and working with the Latino community. Fully indexed and complete with a pronunciation guide and helpful dictionaries, this books is the ideal resource for business or pleasure. AUTHOR: Cari Luna (Brooklyn, NY) is a freelance writer and editor who has lived in Oaxaca, Mexico, and Madrid, Spain, where she studied Spanish language and literature. A graduate of Bard College, Ms. Luna translated Poemas Humanas by C?sar Vallejo from Spanish to English, under the guidance of translator William Weaver and poet Robert Kelly.