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Semicolon: The Past, Present, and Future of a Misunderstood Mark - Watson, Cecelia, and Ward, Pam (Read by)
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A page-turning, existential romp through the life and times of the world's most polarizing punctuation markThe semicolon. Stephen King, Hemingway, Vonnegut, and Orwell detest it. Herman Melville, Henry James, and Rebecca Solnit love it. But why? When is it effective? Have we been misusing it? Should we even care? In Semicolon, Cecelia Watson charts the rise and fall of this infamous punctuation mark, which for years was the trendiest one in the world of letters. But in the nineteenth century, as grammar books became all ...

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Semicolon: The Past, Present, and Future of a Misunderstood Mark 2019, Ecco Press

ISBN-13: 9780062853059

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Semicolon: The Past, Present, and Future of a Misunderstood Mark 2019, HarperCollins

ISBN-13: 9781982661076

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Semicolon: The Past, Present, and Future of a Misunderstood Mark 2019, HarperCollins

ISBN-13: 9781982661083

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