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The Handbook of Good English
     

The Handbook of Good English

by Edward Johnson
 

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Now substantially revised and updated, this essential guide is arranged in an easy-to-follow, topical style that takes readers from the rules governing basic sentence structure to methods of achieving effective expression.

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Now substantially revised and updated, this essential guide is arranged in an easy-to-follow, topical style that takes readers from the rules governing basic sentence structure to methods of achieving effective expression.

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A comprehensive, convenient guide to modern grammar, punctuation, usage, and style, with Johnson's lucid examples and explanations. A welcome feature is the combined glossary/index, alphabetically arranged to give instant answers to the most commonly asked questions about misused words, phrases, and constructions, and cross-referenced to the text if a longer explanation is desired. The first edition (1982) was published as The Washington Square Press handbook of good English. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780671707972
Publisher:
Washington Square Press
Publication date:
03/01/1991
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
1,116,734
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.20(d)

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