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A dash of style : the art and mastery of punctuation

Author: Noah Lukeman
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers practical advice on using and mastering punctuation. Contains a variety of exercises as well as examples from literary masters to show how they effectively used punctuation.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noah Lukeman
ISBN: 0393329801 9780393329803
OCLC Number: 122938110
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: 206 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The period (the stop sign) --
The comma (the speed bump) --
The semicolon (the bridge) --
The colon (the magician) --
The dash and parentheses (the interrupter and the advisor) --
Quotation marks (the trumpets) --
The paragraph and section breaks (the stoplight and the town line) --
The question mark, exclamation point, italics, points of ellipsis, and the hyphen.
Responsibility: Noah Lukeman.

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Offers practical advice on using and mastering punctuation. Contains a variety of exercises as well as examples from literary masters to show how they effectively used punctuation.

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