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The well-tempered sentence a punctuation handbook for the innocent, the eager, and the doomed by Karen Elizabeth Gordon

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Published by Ticknor & Fields in New Haven .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Punctuation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKaren Elizabeth Gordon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1450 .G65 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3499518M
ISBN 100899191703
LC Control Number82019704

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