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Clean, Well-Lighted Sentences: A Guide to Avoiding the Most Common Errors in Grammar and Punctuation

Clean, Well-Lighted Sentences: A Guide to Avoiding the Most Common Errors in Grammar and Punctuation

by Janis Bell

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Overview

An extraordinary handbook: with clarity and humor, it tells the story that even good writers have been longing to hear.

Clean, Well-Lighted Sentences is a small, engaging book that sits at your desk and gives golden advice. It knows precisely what your questions are, answers them clearly, makes sure you understand, and stops. What an unusual find: a grammar and punctuation guide that speaks only about issues that trouble—nothing more. Perfectly suited to anyone who has to write, from high-school and college students to senior-level executives.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393337150
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 09/08/2009
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Janis Bell, English professor and writing consultant in San Francisco, California, created this guide after teaching writing for more than three decades. She knows, by heart, the questions that students and businesspeople are inclined to ask. And she answers, from the heart, in ways that delight.

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