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Writing with Style by John R. Trimble
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This is a book that most writing instructors use in their classes. Thus, I followed suit and used it in my own writing class with college students, and I will certainly do so in the next semester. Trimble uses a lot of examples within each chapter, and the chapters themselves are short and not condescending. One thing I like is that Trimble didn't spend a lot of time on basic grammar and the like. The assumption is that students are mostly past that stage, and that's a fair estimation for the content that each chapter covers.
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August 1, 2012 – Started Reading
November 19, 2012 – Shelved
November 19, 2012 – Shelved as: writing
November 19, 2012 – Shelved as: non-fiction
November 19, 2012 – Finished Reading

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