The Gregg Reference Manual: A Manual of Style, Grammar, Usage, and Formatting Tribute Edition: Tribute Edition / Edition 11

The Gregg Reference Manual: A Manual of Style, Grammar, Usage, and Formatting Tribute Edition: Tribute Edition / Edition 11

by William Sabin
     
 

Features of the New Edition

The eleventh edition of The Gregg Reference Manual has been revised and enhanced to satisfy the continually evolving demands of business and academic writers. In addition, this special four-color edition of GRM pays tribute to the author Bill Sabin with personal photographs and a new biographical essay, “About the Book and the

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Features of the New Edition

The eleventh edition of The Gregg Reference Manual has been revised and enhanced to satisfy the continually evolving demands of business and academic writers. In addition, this special four-color edition of GRM pays tribute to the author Bill Sabin with personal photographs and a new biographical essay, “About the Book and the Author” (pages viii–ix); “A Personal Tribute,” remarks given by Bill’s sister-in-law, Mary Lee Noonan, at his Memorial (pages x–xi); and a selection of tributes from Bill’s colleagues in the world of business writing, “Professional Tributes” (page xii). Here are some of the other key features of this new edition of The Gregg Reference Manual.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073397108
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
784
Sales rank:
83,817
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

About the Book and the Author


A Personal Tribute


Professional Tributes


Preface


Acknowledgements


How to Look Things Up


Essays on the Nature of Style


Part 1—Grammar, Usage, and Style


1.Punctuation: Major Marks


2.Punctuation: Other Marks


3.Capitalization


4.Numbers


5.Abbreviations


6.Plurals and Possessives


7.Spelling


8.Compound Words


9.Word Division


10.Grammar


11.Usage


Part 2—Techniques and Formats


12.Editing and Proofreading


13.Letters, Memos, and Text Messages


14.Reports and Manuscripts


15.Notes and Bibliographies


16.Tables


17.Other Business Documents


18.Forms of Address


Part 3—References


Appendix A: Glossary of Grammatical Terms


Appendix B: Pronunciation Problems


Appendix C: Rules for Alphabetic Filing (available at www.gregg.com)


Appendix D: Glossary of Computer Terms (available at www.gregg.com)


Index


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