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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
Jun 18, 2011 Adam Sprague rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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.
Bamyn Runo
Apr 08, 2016 Bamyn Runo rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very instructive and yet very detailed.I like the mechanics of the sentences.I'd recommend this book t anyone who is yet to write his college papers
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Dr. James Heffernan is Emeritus Professor of English at Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH).
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