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Publisher Comments:

Revised and reset third edition of this classic, authoritative reference work on written English.

Synopsis:

The 3rd edition, revised by Janet Whitcut, has been completely reset and brought up-to-date for modern usage. This classic guide, full of advice on how to avoid woolly expressions, bad grammar and poor vocabulary selection, guides the user through the difficulties of writing clear, direct English.

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ISBN:
9780140514421
Author:
PARTRIDGE, ERIC
Editor:
WHITCUT, JANET
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
N
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
3RD ED
Series:
PENGUIN REFERENCE BOOKS
Publication Date:
19990805
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
198 x 128 in.

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"Synopsis" by , The 3rd edition, revised by Janet Whitcut, has been completely reset and brought up-to-date for modern usage. This classic guide, full of advice on how to avoid woolly expressions, bad grammar and poor vocabulary selection, guides the user through the difficulties of writing clear, direct English.
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