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Getting It Right When You Write Online
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You Send Me by Patricia T O'Conner
Book DescriptionPatricia T. O Conner, the bestselling language maven who charmed legions of readers into civilizing their grammar ( Woe Is I ) and their writing ( Words Fail Me ), now drags proper English kicking and screaming into the Age of E-Mail. Do the old truths still apply? Yes, insist O Conner and co-author Stewart Kellerman, her journalist husband. In fact, good English and good manners are even more important online. Thanks to the computer, we re writing again, but we ll have to upgrade our lousy language and social skills or suffer the cyber-consequences.With chapters on etiquette (To E or Not to E), beefier writing (The E-Mail Eunuch), deconstructing a message (All s Well That Sends Well), and civilized English (Grammar a la Modem), You Send Me delivers everything you need to connect with real people in the virtual world."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780156027335
Paperback / softback
(140mm x 213mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Mariner Books
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Patricia T O'Conner
Who is I Jr., Paperback (April 2016)
Shrek? Earwax-flavoured jellybeans? Poems about meatballs? Who would use all these to explain the rules of grammar? Must be Patricia T. O'Conner. Just like she did in Woe is I, her national bestseller for adults, this young readers version uses simple language and witty, entertaining examples to show how fun and easy it can be to use good English.
Woe Is I, Paperback / softback (July 2010)
Now fully updated, this funny and wise grammarphobe's guide to better English features new chapters on spelling and pronunciation, and includes new do's and don'ts from top to bottom.
Woe Is I JR., Hardback (July 2007)» View all books by Patricia T O'Conner
Like a humorous Strunk & White for middle graders, this adaptation of O'Conner's bestselling "Woe Is I" offers humorous examples and kid-friendly references to painlessly illuminate the rules of the English language. Illustrations.
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Author Biography - Patricia T O'Conner
Patricia T. O'Conner is the author of the beloved and bestselling Woe Is I and Words Fail Me. A former editor at the New York Times Book Review, she has written for many magazines and newspapers. Stewart Kellerman, O'Conner's co-author and husband, is also a former Times editor. He has reviewed books and written on literary subjects for the Times. They live in rural Connecticut.
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