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June Casagrande
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JUNE CASAGRANDE is a veteran journalist and syndicated columnist. She is the author of Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies and Mortal Syntax (Penguin). She is a former Los Angeles Times staff reporter, and her “A Word, Please” grammar column currently appears in several community news sections. She has also studied improvisational comedy with renowned troupes the Groundlings and ComedySportz.

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The Best Punctuation Book, Period
A Comprehensive Guide for Every Writer, Editor, Student, and Businessperson
Written by June Casagrande


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

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The Best Punctuation Book, Period
A Comprehensive Guide for Every Writer, Editor, Student, and Businessperson
Written by June Casagrande


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $14.00

From the author of It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences, this new reference from grammar columnist June Casagrande covers the basic rules of punctuation to offer clear answers to perplexing questions about semicolons, quotation marks, periods, apostrophes, and includes handy icons to show how punctuation... Read more >
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It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences
A Writer's Guide to Crafting Killer Sentences
Written by June Casagrande


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
On Sale: July 27, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Exam Copy
It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences
A Writer's Guide to Crafting Killer Sentences
Written by June Casagrande


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
On Sale: July 27, 2010
Price: $14.00

This new, innovative writing book from grammar columnist June Casagrande focuses on the sentence as the unit of meaning in writing, showing writing students and professional writers alike how to craft bold, effective, reader-serving sentences.

CONTENTS
Introduction The Sentence: The Writer’s Most Important Tool
Ch. 1  Who Cares? Making Sentences Meaningful to Your Reader
Ch... Read more >
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