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Rather than attempting to comprise all aspects of grammar the way that standard texts do, this concise guide simply covers the "Dirty Dozen"--the 12 most common grammatical mistakes--demonstrating how to fix them with a variety of fresh examples. The compact and convenient format makes it ideal for rendering quick-and-easy "first aid" in the field, presenting its material creatively and visually in a simplified, graphic approach. Ideal for anyone from high school students to middle-aged office workers, this reference is the all-inclusive solution for those who need answers immediately, proving that getting help with grammar doesn't have to be boring or burdensome.
Joe Hayden is an award-winning journalism professor at the University of Memphis and has taught writing for more than 20 years. He is a former journalist whose work has been featured in newspapers and magazines as well as on the radio, television, and online. He lives in Memphis, Tennessee.