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SEMICOLON The Past, Present, and Future of a Misunderstood Mark

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Pam Ward

Contemporary Culture • 3.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2019

An audiobook devoted to the semicolon? Unlikely as that might sound, this little history of grammar's most misunderstood punctuation mark is, at just under four hours, brisk, lively, witty, and provocative; it is a genuine pleasure for the ear. Narrator Pam Ward is particularly skilled at rendering topics that might seem narrow, highly specialized, and intended only for a niche market. Her narration is purposeful and expressive, and at the same time unhurried and unforced; in other words, it is a fine artistry of pacing and balance that enlivens without dramatizing. Here, given so many noteworthy authors and fine passages to quote--she simply shines. D.A.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2019]

Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2019

DD ISBN 9780062917935 $17.99

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