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The Best Punctuation Book, Period: A Comprehensive Guide for Every Writer, Editor, Student, and Businessperson

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JUNE CASAGRANDE is a journalist and editor who writes the weekly syndicated grammar column "A Word, Please." She is the author of It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of SentencesGrammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies; and Mortal Syntax. She produces podcasts at GrammarUnderground.com, works as a freelance copy editor for the Los Angeles Times and Los Angelesmagazine, teaches for UC San Diego Extension's online copyediting program, and tweets @GrammarUnder.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Punctuation Is Easy, Except When It’s Not

How to Use This Book

Part I. Guidelines

Apostrophe

Comma

Period

Colon

Semicolon

Quotation Mark

Single Quotation Mark

Question Mark

Exclamation Point

Ellipsis

Hyphen

Em Dash

En Dash

Parenthesis

Bracket

Slash and Backslash

Lists

Numbers and Addresses

Part II. Punctuation A to Z

Appendix A: Understanding Grammatical Units:

Phrases, Clauses, Sentences, and Sentence Fragments

Appendix B: Identifying Parts of Speech for Better Punctuation

Acknowledgments

About the Author and Punctuation Panel

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781607744931
Author:
Casagrande, June
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Subject:
Grammar
Subject:
Reference-Grammar and Style
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20140431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
ONE-COLOR TEXT, NO PHOTOS
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.18 x 5.48 x 0.67 in 0.54 lb

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