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Title:Eats, Shoots and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
Price:AUD$14.95 (about USD$11.30)
ISBN:9781861976123
Item ID:P002-5359
Quantity:1
Publisher:Profile Books Ltd, London, 2003
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Near Fine
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
Profile Books Ltd, 2003, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First

Second impression . Size: 12mo small. 209 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Pages are very lightly tanned throughout. Dust Jacket is not price clipped and in excellent condition. Edges browned slightly. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . This is a witty, entertaining, impassioned guide to perfect punctuation, for everyone who cares about precise writing. Not a primer but a 'zero tolerance' manual for direct action. Now, many punctuation guides already exist explaining the principles of the apostrophe; the comma; the semi-colon. These books do their job but somehow punctuation abuse does not diminish. Why? Because people who can't punctuate don't read those books! Of course they don't! They laugh at books like those! "Eats, Shoots and Leaves" adopts a more militant approach and attempts to recruit an army of punctuation vigilantes: send letters back with the punctuation corrected. Do not accept sloppy emails. Climb ladders at dead of night with a pot of paint to remove the redundant apostrophe in 'Video's sold here'. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Books for Writers; Britain/UK; Language & Linguistics. ISBN: 1861976127. ISBN/EAN: 9781861976123. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5359.
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