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How to not write bad : the most common writing problems and the best ways to avoid them

Author: Ben Yagoda
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First Riverhead trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Offers a guide for crafting sentences and paragraphs that are both effective and interesting and that combine clarity with correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Yagoda
ISBN: 9781594488481 1594488487
OCLC Number: 795167076
Description: xi, 175 pages : illustations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
pt. I. How to Not Write Bad : The One-Word Version. pt. II. How to Not Write Wrong. The elements of house style --
Punctuation --
Words --
Grammar --
pt. III. How to Not Write Bad. Punctuation --
Words and phrases --
Sentences --
Sentence to sentence, paragraph to paragraph --
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Responsibility: Ben Yagoda.

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Offers a guide for crafting sentences and paragraphs that are both effective and interesting and that combine clarity with correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

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