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Evergreen: A Guide to Writing with Readings

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Evergreen takes another leap forward in the paragraph-to-essay-level Developmental Writing market. In this Eighth Edition, the author endeavors to take an exceptional book and make it even more motivating, helpful, and engaging. Susan Fawcett has thoroughly reviewed and updated the text, guided by the thoughtful suggestions of faculty across the country, and by the ...more
Paperback, 640 pages
Published November 30th 2006 by Cengage Learning
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Joe S
Jul 07, 2008 Joe S rated it did not like it
We hates it. We haaaates it.

Some bloke named Jeffrey gave this monument of shite four friggin stars. Look for us to oil wrestle soon on cable.

Why can't I give this book negative stars? I want to take away the stars anyone else gave this book. That's right, Jeffrey, I'm vetoing your stars. Like I'm China.

Show of hands -- who here actually begins writing anything by first clustering? Eh? Who counts the sentences in their paragraphs to make sure there are between five and twelve sentences? You? Who
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Arleta
Jan 06, 2009 Arleta added it
Textbook, very useful
Jeffrey
Jul 14, 2008 Jeffrey rated it really liked it
Shelves: academic
This is great for developmental or less experienced writers. Lots of exercises. We know that we learn best by doing. So do. You get all the basics here in an easily readable, doable format. I've used this in my developmental classes for years. A standard in composition basics. Keep in mind that it's not for advanced writers and shouldn't be seen as an end all and cure all. It certainly has it's short comings, but it's up to the teacher to determine how best to use the material within. You get ...more
Meltha
Mar 15, 2009 Meltha rated it liked it
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Better than some of the remedial texts out there, this one is at least generally clear and doesn't try to confuse the students. Still, some of the exercises are redundant or have errors present.
Chris Derma
Aug 26, 2013 Chris Derma rated it really liked it
Excellent for developing those writing and reading skills, this book extends the understanding of grammar and the English language. I love, love, and love this book!
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