More New and Used
from Private Sellers
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 5th edition with a publication date of 3/1/2002.
What is included with this book?
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
This brief, spiral-bound handbook is ideal for writers who want a clear, concise, user-friendly reference beside them while they write. Its easy-to-navigate coverage offers a wide variety of traditional topics and ESL tips as well as the most current information on writing with computers, conducting online research, and using MLA, APA, Chicago Manual, CBE and COS citation formats. It also covers all major areas of grammar and mechanics, conducting research in libraries, using the World Wide Web as a resource, documenting and evaluating both print and electronic sources, document design, and writing resumes and cover letters.
Table of Contents
|The Writing Process|
|Purposes and Audiences|
|Writing Processes and Strategies|
|Writing with Computers|
|Revising Sentences for Accuracy, Clarity, and Variety|
|Comma Splices and Fused Sentences|
|Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers|
|Coordination and Subordination|
|Parts of Sentences|
|Nouns and Pronouns|
|Pronoun Case and Reference|
|Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Essential and Nonessential Clauses and Phrases|
|Mechanics and Spelling|
|Style and Word Choice|
|American Style in Writing|
|Count and Noncount Nouns|
|Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Finding a Topic|
|Searching for Information|
|Evaluating Internet Resources|
|Citing Internet Resources|
|Documenting in MLA Style|
|Documenting in APA Style|
|Documenting in Other Styles|
|Document Design, Public Writing, Writing about Literature|
|Writing About Literature|
|Glossary of Usage|
|Glossary of Grammatical Terms|
|Answer Key for Exercises|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|