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Little, Brown Essential Handbook

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ISBN-10: 0205591418

ISBN-13: 9780205591411

Edition: 6th 2008

Authors: Jane E. Aaron

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Brief,accessible, and inexpensive,The Little Brown Essential Handbook, Sixfth Edition, answers questions about the writing process, usage, grammar, punctuation, mechanics, document design, research writing, and documentation. Minimal terminology, clear explanations and examples, and pointers for ESL writers help students at all levels. Extensive sections on research writing, source documentation, and document design support writers in all disciplines, both in and out of school. The convenient pocket size, four-color design, spiral binding, and numerous reference aids make the book convenient to carry and easy to consult.
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Book details

List price: $29.33
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 11/6/2007
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 272
Size: 8.50" wide x 4.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Academic writing
Features of academic writing
The writing situation
The writing process
Designing documents
Effective sentences
Emphasis
Conciseness
Parallelism
Variety and details
Appropriate words
Exact words
Grammatical sentences
Verbs
Forms
Tenses
Mood
Voice
Subject-verb agreement
Pronouns
Forms
Pronoun-antecedent agreement
Pronoun reference
Modifiers
Adjectives and adverbs
Misplaced and dangling modifiers
Sentence Faults
Fragments
Comma splices and fused sentences
Punctuation
The comma
The semicolon
The colon
The apostrophe
Quotation marks
End punctuation
Other marks
Spelling and mechanics
Spelling and the hyphen
Capital letters
Underlining or italics
Abbreviations
Numbers
Research and documentation
Research strategy
Finding sources
Evaluating and synthesizing sources
Integrating sources into your text
Avoiding plagiarism and documenting sources
MLA documentation and format
APA documentation and format
Chicago documentation and format
CSE documentation