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Script and Scribble The Rise and Fall of Handwriting

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ISBN-10: 1933633670

ISBN-13: 9781933633671

Edition: 2008

Authors: Kitty Burns Florey

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ldquo;Florey writes with verve.rdquo;-Slate.com ldquo;Florey . . . rattles off crackling prose in a no-nonsense voice.rdquo;- The San Diego Union-Tribune Steeped in the Palmer Method of handwriting she learned in Catholic school, Kitty Burns Florey is a self-confessed ldquo;penmanship nutrdquo; who loves the act of taking pen to paper. So when she discovered that schools today forego handwriting drills in favor of teaching something called keyboarding , it gave her pause: ldquo;There is a widespread belief that, in a digital world, forming letters on paper with a pen is pointless and obsolete,rdquo; she says, ldquo;and anyone who thinks otherwise is right up there with folks who still have…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Publication date: 1/20/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 190
Size: 7.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

KITTY BURNS FLOREY, a veteran copyeditor, is the author of nine novels and many short stories and essays. A longtime Brooklyn resident, she now divides her time between central Connecticut and upstate New York with her husband, Ron Savage.