The Little, Brown Handbook / Edition 12

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This offspring of the leading writing manual covers all the basics of writing, but in an abbreviated format. Portable and accessible, it is packaged in a convenient, easy-to-use, spiral-bound format with cut-out thumb tabs.
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A handbook and classroom text covering essay development and writing arguments, grammar, sentences, punctuation, choosing words, research writing, and business writing. This sixth edition includes additional material on thinking critically and writing about literature, and guidance for students using English as a second language. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205197651
  • Publisher: Pearson Educacion
  • Publication date: 11/28/2011
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 976
  • Product dimensions: 5.94 (w) x 8.54 (h) x 1.26 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface for Instructors v
Preface for Students: Using This Book xiii
Introduction: Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing

Part I
The Whole Paper and Paragraphs 23
Developing an Essay 24
Drafting and Revising the Essay 63
Writing and Revising Paragraphs 85
Reading and Writing Arguments 126

Part II
Grammatical Sentences 161
Understanding Sentence Grammar 162
Case of Nouns and Pronouns 198
Verbs 207
Agreement 238

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2012

    Perfect for really improving writing skills

    I had to purchase this book for my college classes, I thought I was a pretty go writer until I started using this. There are a lot of things we do when writing and we don't realize they are wrong. Strongly recommended!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2001

    this is THE book

    this is the best freshman comp handbook that there is. no doubt about it. anyone who writes anything should have a copy sitting on their shelf.

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