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Concise Wadsworth Handbook

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ISBN-10: 142829192X

ISBN-13: 9781428291928

Edition: 3rd 2011

Authors: Laurie G. Kirszner, Stephen R. Mandell

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Book details

List price: $74.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/4/2010
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 552
Size: 6.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

Stephen R. Mandell is a best-selling author who is well known nationally. Mandell, together with coauthor Laurie G. Kirszner, has written best sellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any literature anthology author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from developmental to literature.

How to Use This Book
Introduction: Ten Habits of Successful Students
Writing Essays
Understanding Purpose and Audience
Planning an Essay
Using a Thesis to Shape Your Material
Drafting and Revising
Writing Paragraphs
Thinking Critically
Writing Argumentative Essays
Writing Essays about Literature
Developing Strategies for Academic Success
Reading to Write
Writing Essay Exams
Writing for the Workplace
Designing Effective Documents
Writing in a Digital Environment
Sentence Style
Building Sentences
Writing Varied Sentences
Writing Emphatic Sentences
Writing Concise Sentences
Using Parallelism
Choosing Words
Understanding Grammar
Using the Parts of Speech
Using Nouns and Pronouns
Using Verbs
Using Adjectives and Adverbs
Revising Sentence Fragments
Revising Run-ons
Revising Agreement Errors
Revising Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
Revising Awkward or Confusing Sentences
Understanding Punctuation
Using End Punctuation
Using Commas
Using Semicolons
Using Apostrophes
Using Quotation Marks
Using Other Punctuation Marks
Understanding Spelling and Mechanics
Improving Spelling
Knowing When to Capitalize
Using Italics
Using Hyphens
Using Abbreviations
Using Numbers
Doing Research and Documenting Sources
Writing a Research Paper
Using and Evaluating Library Sources
Using and Evaluating Internet Sources
Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Quoting Sources
Synthesizing Sources
Avoiding Plagiarism
MLA Documentation Style
APA Documentation Style
Bilingual and ESL Writers
Grammar and Style for ESL Writers
Glossary of Usage
Answers to Selected Exercises
Credits
Index
Correction Symbols