Guidance on how to pronounce those tricky author names, for authors whose last name begins with "R"!

Author Pronunciations

16 last names beginning with "R"

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sal-MARN RUSH-dee
ruther-ferd (ruther rhymes with mother)
Last name rhymes with bikes
last name rhymes with peace
RYE-r-don (first syllable is pronounced like rye bread)
Reich rhymes with Mike
day-na rine-hart (first syllable rhymes with mine)
ROW-gin (like the 'gin' in begin)
Joy-Deep Roy Bhutt-aah-chaar-ya
ve-DAY RAT-ner
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