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Between you & me : confessions of a Comma Queen

by Norris, Mary (Editor)

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A New Yorker copy veteran presents laugh-out-loud descriptions of some of the most common and vexing errors in language and usage, drawing on examples from classic literature and pop culture while sharing anecdotes from her work with celebrated writers. Full description

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Summary: A New Yorker copy veteran presents laugh-out-loud descriptions of some of the most common and vexing errors in language and usage, drawing on examples from classic literature and pop culture while sharing anecdotes from her work with celebrated writers.
Physical Description: 228 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages [205]-212) and index.
ISBN: 9780393240184
0393240185 (hardcover)
Author Notes: Mary Norris is an American author and copy editor. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, she graduated from Douglass College of Rutgers University in 1974, and earned a master's in English from the University of Vermont. Mary joined the editorial staff at The New Yorker in 1978, and has been a copy editor and proofreader there for more than 30 years. She has also been a contributor to "The Talk of the Town" and newyorker.com.

Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen is her first book.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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