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James A.W. Heffernan
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Writing: A College Handbook

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Through four successful editions, Writing: A College Handbook's positive approach has not only empowered students to write effectively, it has challenged students to consider why good writing matters. The Fifth Edition builds on this emphasis, exemplifying in clear, engaging prose the skills that students need to communicate in a wide variety of rhetorical contexts. A reli...more
Hardcover, 685 pages
Published September 1986 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published 1982)
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Adam Sprague
Ver informative book, lots of good teaching resources as well as effective learning materials as well.

This book would be a 5 star resource if the definitions and glossary were a bit more clear. Regardless, this is one of the better writing volumes out there including formatting, etc.
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Dr. James Heffernan is Emeritus Professor of English at Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH).
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