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The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say about Us
The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say about Us
by James W. Pennebaker
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In The Secret Life of Pronouns, social psychologist and language expert James W. Pennebaker uses his groundbreaking research in computational linguistics-in essence, counting the frequency of words we use-to show that our language carries secrets about... (read more)

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The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago Manual of Style)
The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago Manual of Style)
by University Of Chicago Press
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While digital technologies have revolutionized the publishing world in the twenty-first century, one thing still remains true: The Chicago Manual of Style is the authoritative, trusted source that writers, editors, and publishers turn to for guidance on... (read more)

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LB Brief with Tabs
LB Brief with Tabs
by Little Brown
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This package contains the following components: -0205668976: MyWritingLab (12-month access) -0205751555: LB Brief with... (read more)

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MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers)
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers)
by Mla
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The seventh edition is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to research and writing in the online environment. It provides an authoritative update of MLA documentation style for use in student writing, including simplified guidelines for citing works... (read more)

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Rules for Writers
Rules for Writers
by Diana Hacker
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Rules for Writers is a college writers companion that covers writing, grammar, research, and documentation in an extremely affordable and portable spiral-bound format. From the best-selling family of handbooks, Rules has consistently been the best value... (read more)

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Elements of Style
Elements of Style
by William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White
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You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition. A new Foreword by Roger Angell reminds readers that the advice of... (read more)

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The Little Seagull Handbook
The Little Seagull Handbook
by Richard Bullock
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The Little Seagull Handbook is easy to use, contains complete documentation guidelines, and is the only pocket handbook to include thorough coverage of paragraphs. This new handbook is an indispensable and affordable tool for all students who write.... (read more)

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The Elements of Style
The Elements of Style
by William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White and Maira Kalman
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The classic bible of grammar and clear writing, illustrated with the delightful art of Maira Kalman. A must-have and a great gift.... (read more)

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A Pocket Style Manual 5e with 2009 MLA Update
A Pocket Style Manual 5e with 2009 MLA Update
by Diana Hacker
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Click here to find out more about the 2009 MLA Updates and the 2010 APA Updates. The first of its kind, A Pocket Style Manual continues to help student writers get answers to their writing and research questions. Its concise and straightforward... (read more)

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Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
by Lynne Truss
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The spirited and scholarly #1 New York Times bestseller combines boisterous history with grammar how-to’s to show how important punctuation is in our world—period.  In Eats, Shoots & Leaves, former editor Lynne Truss, gravely... (read more)

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Painless Grammar (Barron's Painless)
Painless Grammar (Barron's Painless)
by Barrons
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(back cover) Really. This won't hurt at all . . . The thought of having to learn English grammar once turned brave students into cowards . . . but no more! THE PAIN VANISHES WHEN YOU TRANSFORM GRAMMAR PROBLEMS INTO FUN-- Learn correct ways to construct... (read more)

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A Pocket Style Manual with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates
A Pocket Style Manual with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates
by Diana Hacker
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Click here to find out more about the 2009 MLA Updates and the 2010 APA Updates. The first of its kind, A Pocket Style Manual continues to help student writers get answers to their writing and research questions. Its concise and straightforward... (read more)

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Artful Sentences: Syntax As Style
Artful Sentences: Syntax As Style
by Virginia Tufte
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In Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style, Virginia Tufte presents — and comments on — more than a thousand excellent sentences chosen from the works of authors in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The sentences come from an extensive search... (read more)

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The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law (Associated Press Stylebook & Briefing on Media Law)
The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law (Associated Press Stylebook & Briefing on Media Law)
by Darrell Christian
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 The style of the Associated Press is the gold standard for news writing. With The AP Stylebook in hand, you can learn how to write and edit with the clarity and professionalism for which they are famous. Fully revised and updated, this new edition... (read more)

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Writers Reference 7e
Writers Reference 7e
by Diana Hacker
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Focused on the needs of online students, A Writer's Reference with Strategies for Online Learners offers advice on how to be an active participant in the course, how to navigate the learning space, how to communicate appropriately with peers and... (read more)

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The Chicago Manual of Style: The Essential Guide for Writers, Editors, and Publishers
The Chicago Manual of Style: The Essential Guide for Writers, Editors, and Publishers
by University of Chicago Press
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Long regarded as the essential reference for authors, editors, proofreaders, indexers, copywriters, designers, and publishers in any field, the new fifteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style has been revised and updated with current style and... (read more)

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Garner's Modern American Usage (Garner's Modern American Usage)
Garner's Modern American Usage (Garner's Modern American Usage)
by Bryan A. Garner
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Since first appearing in 1998, Garner's Modern American Usage has established itself as the preeminent guide to the effective use of the English language. Brimming with witty, erudite essays on troublesome words and phrases, this book authoritatively... (read more)

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Grammar Girl's 101 Misused Words Yo
Grammar Girl's 101 Misused Words Yo
by Mignon Fogarty
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Millions of people around the world communicate better thanks to Mignon Fogarty, aka Grammar Girl, whose top-rated weekly grammar podcast has been downloaded more than 30 million times. After realizing her fans were asking the same questions over and... (read more)

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Rules for Writers
Rules for Writers
by Diana Hacker
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Click here to find out more about the 2009 MLA Updates and the 2010 APA Updates. Rules for Writers succeeds because it has always been grounded in classroom experience. By looking at her own students needs, Diana Hacker created an affordable... (read more)

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Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, & Other Typographical Marks
Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, & Other Typographical Marks
by Keith Houston
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A charming and indispensable tour of two thousand years of the written word, Shady Characters weaves a fascinating trail across the parallel histories of language and typography. Whether investigating the asterisk (*) and dagger (... (read more)

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