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Eats, Shoots and Leaves The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

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ISBN-10: 1592400876

ISBN-13: 9781592400874

Edition: 2004

Authors: Lynne Truss, Frank McCourt

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List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/12/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 5.75" wide x 7.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Lynne Truss was born in 1955 in Kingston upon Thames, England. She received a first-class honors degree in English Language and Literature from University College London in 1977. After graduation, she worked for the Radio Times as a sub-editor before moving to the Times Higher Education Supplement as the deputy literary editor in 1978. From 1986 to 1990, she was the literary editor of The Listener and was an arts and books reviewer for The Independent on Sunday before joining The Times in 1991. She currently reviews books for The Sunday Times. She has also written numerous books including Tennyson's Gift; Going Loco; Eats, Shoots and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation; and…    

Publisher's note
Introduction - the seventh sense
The tractable apostrophe
That'll do, comma
Airs and graces
Cutting a dash
A little used punctuation mark
Merely conventional signs