Book Eats shoots & leaves - Lynne truss

Eats shoots & leaves
Eats shoots & leaves

formato 13 x 19 cm . capa dura com sobrecapa. Livro usado em bom estado; desgastes nas bordas e amarelações do tempo; páginas limpas.. The spirited and scholarly #1 New York Times bestseller combines boisterous history with grammar how-to’s to show how important punctuation is in our world—period. In Eats, Shoots & Leaves, former editor Lynne Truss, gravely concerned about our current grammatical state, boldly defends proper punctuation. She proclaims, in her delightfully urbane, witty, and very English way, that it is time to look at our commas and semicolons and see them as the wonderful and necessary things they are. Using examples literature, history, neighborhood signage, and her own imagination, Truss shows how meaning is shaped by commas and apostrophes, and the hilarious consequences of punctuation gone awry. Featuring a foreword by Frank McCourt, and interspersed with a lively history of punctuation the invention of the question mark in the time of Charlemagne to George Orwell shunning the semicolon, Eats, Shoots & Leaves makes a powerful case for the preservation of proper punctuation... Piso2 +N2

ISBN: 1592400876


Código de Barras: 9781592400874


Origem: Importado


Idioma: Inglês


Categoria: Livros


Autor: Lynne truss


Título: Eats shoots & leaves


Editora: Gotham Books


Ano: 2004


Assunto: Literatura Estrangeira


Páginas: 210


Peso: 500 gramas


Conservação: Produto Usado



Descrição

formato 13 x 19 cm . capa dura com sobrecapa. Livro usado em bom estado; desgastes nas bordas e amarelações do tempo; páginas limpas.. The spirited and scholarly #1 New York Times bestseller combines boisterous history with grammar how-to’s to show how important punctuation is in our world—period. In Eats, Shoots & Leaves, former editor Lynne Truss, gravely concerned about our current grammatical state, boldly defends proper punctuation. She proclaims, in her delightfully urbane, witty, and very English way, that it is time to look at our commas and semicolons and see them as the wonderful and necessary things they are. Using examples literature, history, neighborhood signage, and her own imagination, Truss shows how meaning is shaped by commas and apostrophes, and the hilarious consequences of punctuation gone awry. Featuring a foreword by Frank McCourt, and interspersed with a lively history of punctuation the invention of the question mark in the time of Charlemagne to George Orwell shunning the semicolon, Eats, Shoots & Leaves makes a powerful case for the preservation of proper punctuation... Piso2 +N2

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