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This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 2/28/2005.
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A truly portable and inexpensive reference, this best-selling pocket handbook is a practical, accessible quick guide to grammar, writing and research. As the authors of several composition handbooks, Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell are consistently praised for their instinct for teaching, clarity and student-friendliness. Teachers themselves, Kirszner and Mandell have successfully brought their student-centered approach to their discussion of writing.
Table of Contents
|How to Use this Book|
|Understanding Purpose and Audience|
|Writing Grammatical Sentences|
|Revising Comma Splices and Fused Sentences|
|Revising Sentence Fragments|
|Using Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Writing Effective Sentences|
|Writing Varied Sentences|
|Writing Concise Sentences|
|Revising Awkward or Confusing Sentences|
|Placing Modifiers Carefully|
|Using End Punctuation|
|Using Quotation Marks|
|Using Other Punctuation Marks|
|Understanding Spelling and Mechanics|
|Knowing When to Capitalize|
|Writing With Sources|
|Writing Research Papers|
|Using and Evaluating Library Sources|
|Using and Evaluating Internet Sources|
|Integrating Source Material into Your Writing|
|MLA Documentation Style|
|APA Documentation Style|
|Chicago Documentation Style|
|CSE (Formerly CBE) and Other Documentation Styles|
|Developing Strategies for Academic Success|
|Ten Habits of Successful Students|
|Designing Effective Documents|
|Designing Web Sites|
|Writing for the Workplace|
|Making Oral Presentations|
|Resources for Bilingual and Esl Writers|
|Adjusting to the US Classroom|
|Understanding Grammar and Usage|
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