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The Little, Brown Compact Handbook

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The most trusted and authoritative name in handbooks, The Little, Brown Compact Handbook,7/e is an easy-to-use reference that will answer any question you may have in grammar, writing, or research. This edition offers the latest information on integrating computers as well concrete help with critical thinking and argument. It also includes further help in the form of new

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Spiral-bound, 569 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Longman Publishing Group (first published January 1st 1993)
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Jenifer Perry
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Aug 19, 2007 Lafcadio rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Carolina
Language and style for writing. Designed to be a quick-quick reference. Each is preceded by a laminated page with a tab sticking out - almost as though they expect this book to be thrown around a college dorm room and then still be useful... Oh, and I'm pretty sure Little and Brown are names, not descriptors. My copy is medium sized and white.
Adam Santo
Apr 21, 2013 Adam Santo rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This came from when I attended college. It is a great reference for all my future novels. I recommend having this or something similar to guide you through your writing endeavors or choice of APA style.
jacky
This was required for my college writing class first semester of college. I have found it very usuful over the years. I still turn to it on information about citing, formating, research, thesis statements, and paragraphing. If I am going for a handbook, this is the one I use.
kate
Jun 11, 2008 kate rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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i've been using this book as a writing reference since high school. it's the reason i can make mla citations in my papers like a dang expert.
Julie S.
Advanced Composition class. Very useful guide on writing essays.
Dora
Nov 06, 2009 Dora rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When it's time to cite sources, NEEDS THAT.
Joe Martin
Apr 17, 2010 Joe Martin marked it as reference  ·  review of another edition
"The Little, Brown Compact Handbook (4th Edition) by Jane E. Aaron (2000)"
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May 31, 2011 Dd Little rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My older version is excellent. I will have to get a copy of this one to have on hand.
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Dec 01, 2007 Noah Soudrette rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: grammar nuts, those who need gramma help
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This is the go to guide for help with grammar and punctuation.
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Jane E. Aaron is a professional writer and editor as well as an experienced teacher. She is the author of the best selling Little Brown Handbook and coeditor of the best-selling Bedford Reader . She has served as consultant, editor, or writer on more than a dozen other textbooks for the first-year composition course.
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