The Deluxe Transitive Vampire (Hardcover)

A Handbook of Grammar for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed

By Karen Elizabeth Gordon

Pantheon, 9780679418603, 192pp.

Publication Date: August 10, 1993

List Price: 26.95*
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Playful and practical, this is the style book you can't wait to use, a guide that addresses classic questions of English usage with wit and the blackest of humor. Black-and-white illustrations throughout.

About the Author

KAREN ELIZABETH GORDON is the author of The Deluxe Transitive Vampire, The New Well-Tempered Sentence, The Ravenous Muse, The Red Shoes and Other Tattered Tales, The Disheveled Dictionary, Paris Out of Hand, Torn Wings and Faux Pas, and Out of the Loud Hound of Darkness. She divides her time between Berkeley, California, and France.