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You Send Me: Getting It Right When You Write Online (Hardcover)

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Patricia T. O'Conner, the bestselling language maven who demystified grammar (Woe Is I) and writing (Words Fail Me) for legions of delighted readers, now takes on the challenge of polishing our electronic language skills.

E-mail and the Internet need not be the death of good writing. In fact, the computer could be the best thing to happen to literacy since the printing press. Since we're all writing all the time, You Send Me helps us polish up our language and social skills in cyberspace.

Dealing with subjects like etiquette ("To E or Not to E"), beefier writing ("The E-Mail Eunuch"), and civilized English ("Go Configure"), the authors deliver everything you need to know to achieve virtual savvy. If you'd like to upgrade your e-mail and other online writing, this is the book for you.

About the Author

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, her 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.

Praise For…

"This is the other book Bill Strunk would have written if he'd had more of a sense of humor."

"A cool book."--Garrison Keillor
"Lighthearted and funny . . . It's like Strunk and White combined with
S. J. Perleman."--Daniel Pinkwater, The New York Times Book Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9780151005932
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: August 1st, 2002
Pages: 256