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The Accidents of Style

Good Advice on How Not to Write Badly

The Accidents of Style( )
Author: Elster, Charles Harrington
ISBN:978-0-312-61300-6
Publication Date:Jul 2010
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Imprint:Saint Martin's Griffin
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.99
Book Description:

Fasten your seat belt for a crash course in careful usage.... Just like automobile accidents, accidents of style occur all over the English-speaking world, in print and on the Internet, thousands of times every day. They range from minor fender benders, such as confusing their andthere, to serious smashups, such as misusingsensual forsensuous or writingloathewhen you meanloath.

Charles Harrington Elster shows you how to navigate the...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Grammar & Punctuation
Language Arts & Disciplines / Writing / Composition
Language Arts & Disciplines / Style Manuals
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.04 x 8.2 x 0.82 Inches
Book Weight:0.22 Pounds



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