The Best Punctuation Book, Period by June CasagrandePUNCTUATE WITH CONFIDENCE--NO MATTER THE STYLE
Confused about punctuation? Theres a reason. Everywhere you turn, publications seem to follow different rules on everything from possessive apostrophes to hyphens to serial commas. Then there are all the gray areas of punctuation--situations the rule books gloss over or never mention at all. At last, help has arrived.
This all-in-one reference from grammar columnist June Casagrande covers the basic rules of punctuation plus the finer points not addressed anywhere else, offering clear answers to perplexing questions about semicolons, quotation marks, periods, apostrophes, and more. Better yet, this is the only guide that uses handy icons to show how punctuation rules differ for book, news, academic, and science styles--so you can boldly switch between essays, online newsletters, reports, fiction, and magazine and news articles.
Style guides dont cover everything, but never fear! This handbook features rulings from an expert Punctuation Panel so you can see how working pros approach sticky situations. And the second half of the book features an alphabetical master list of commonly punctuated terms worth its weight in gold, combining rulings from the major style guides and showing exactly where they differ. With The Best Punctuation Book, Period, youll be able to handle any punctuation predicament in a flash--and with aplomb.
The Best Punctuation Book, Period
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