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Author Deck, Jeff.

Title The great typo hunt : two friends changing the world, one correction at a time / Jeff Deck and Benjamin D. Herson.

Imprint New York : Crown Pub., c2010.

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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    302.2244 DEC    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 269 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note In subtitle, the word 'corrrection' appears with one 'r' crossed out.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents How to change the world : June 8-10, 2007 (Hanover, NH) -- Allies : June 2007-February 2008 (Somerville, MA) -- First hunt : February 23-March 4, 2008 (Somerville and Boston, MA) -- Benjamin joins the party : March 9, 2008 (Rockville, MD) -- Maladies : March 11-12, 2008 (Kill Devil hills, NC, to Myrtle Beach, SC) -- Beneath the surface : March 15-16, 2008 (Atlanta, GA) -- Fear and retail : March 17-18, 2008 (Mobile, AL, to New Orleans, LA) -- Davy Jones isn't a Biblical figure : March 20, 2008 (Lafayette, LA, to Galveston, TX) -- Typos aren't charming : March 26-27, 2008 (Santa Fe, NM, to Flagstaff, AZ) -- Over the edge : March 28, 2008 (Grand Canyon, AZ) -- Pressed : April 2-10, 2008 (Los Angeles, CA, to San Francisco, CA) -- You got a friend : April 12-17, 2008 (San Francisco, CA, to Vancouver, BC) -- Run-time errors : April 22-25, 2008 (Cataldo, ID, to Rapid City, SD) -- The epic chapter wherein heroes battle and the scenery flashes past : April 27-May 1, 2008 (Minneapolis, MN; Madison, WI; Chicago, IL; Bloomington, IN; Cincinnati, OH; Newport, KY) -- Why Hudson can't read : May 2-6, 2008 (Athens, OH, to Cleveland, OH -- How do you deal? : May 11-16, 2008 (Albany, NY, to Manchester, NH) -- The welcome-back committee : May 17-22, 2008 (Somerville, MA) -- Court of opinion : August 10-12, 2008 and the days that followed (Dallas-Fort Worth, TX; Phoenix and Flagstaff, AZ) -- A place for starting things : September 13-15, 2009 (diverse locations in and offshore from the Boston, MA, area) -- Appendix: a field guide to typo avoidance.
Subject Deck, Jeff -- Travel -- United States.
Herson, Benjamin D. -- Travel -- United States.
Editors -- Travel -- United States.
Spelling errors -- Social aspects -- United States.
Punctuation -- Social aspects -- United States.
Signs and signboards -- United States -- Editing.
Written communication -- United States.
National characteristics, American.
United States -- Description and travel.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1971-
Added Author Herson, Benjamin D.
ISBN 9780307591074
0307591077

 
    
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