Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation - Lynne Truss

Most people aren’t as troubled by punctuation errors as Lynne Truss is, but they should be. Misplaced apostrophes, commas gone AWOL, and over-effusive exclamation points all come under Truss’s persnickety and humorous purview. In the lovely new edition of  Eats, Shoots & Leaves (Gotham, $25), colorfully illustrated by The New Yorker cartoonist Pat Byrnes, not only will readers learn the difference between colon and semi-colon usage, they’ll do so cheerfully, fully entertained by the lively artwork accompanying the text.  When Truss writes about walking around with a Sharpie and an apostrophe on a stick to correct the errors that she sees everywhere, you’ll laugh. This book is a must-have for punctuation sticklers.

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$24.00
ISBN: 9781592400874
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Published: Avery - April 12th, 2004

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$17.00
ISBN: 9781592402038
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Published: Avery - April 11th, 2006