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Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms (60 Edition)
Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms (60 Edition)
by Donald J. Borror
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One of the outstanding problems of the biologist, whether he be beginning student or specialists, is that of understanding technical terms. The best way to understand and remember technical terms is to understand first their component parts, or roots... (read more)

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Writing Down the Bones
Writing Down the Bones
by Natalie Goldberg
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For more than twenty years Natalie Goldberg has been challenging and cheering on writers with her books and workshops. In her groundbreaking first book, she brings together Zen meditation and writing in a new way. Writing practice, as she calls it, is no... (read more)

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Situation and the Story : the Art of Personal Narrative (01 Edition)
Situation and the Story : the Art of Personal Narrative (01 Edition)
by Vivian Gornick
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A guide to the art of personal writing, by the author of Fierce Attachments and The End of the Novel of Love All narrative writing must pull from the raw material of life a tale that will shape experience, transform event, deliver a bit of wisdom. In a... (read more)

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Writing to Learn
Writing to Learn
by William Zinsser
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As a writer, editor and teacher, William Zinsser continues to be a mentor to countless people who want to write with clarity and confidence. His 18 books include On Writing Well, which has sold almost 1.5 million copies. He lives in New York with his... (read more)

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"They Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing
"They Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing
by Gerald Graff
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identifies the key rhetorical moves in academic writing, showing students how to frame their arguments in the larger context of what others have said and providing templates to help them make those moves. And, because these moves are central across all... (read more)

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Focus on Vocabulary 2: Mastering the Academic Word List
Focus on Vocabulary 2: Mastering the Academic Word List
by Diane Schmitt
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  Focus on Vocabulary 2: Mastering the Academic Word List is a research-based vocabulary textbook that gives high-intermediate to advanced students the advantage they need to succeed in academic environments. Through excerpts from college texts and... (read more)

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A Poetry Handbook
A Poetry Handbook
by Mary Oliver
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I bought A Poetry Handbook when I entered my first poetry-writing class as an undergrad. My professor was a notorious curmudgeon who didn't spare anyone's feelings and expected each progressive class in the term "to separate the sheep from the goats." I... (read more)

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Longman Academic Writing 3: Paragraphs To Essays (4TH 14 Edition)
Longman Academic Writing 3: Paragraphs To Essays (4TH 14 Edition)
by Alice Oshima
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This Value Pack consists of Longman Academic Reading 4 and Longman Academic Writing 3 . The Longman Academic Reading Series is a five-level series that prepares English language learners for academic work. The aim of the series is to make students more... (read more)

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Wild Mind: Living the Writer's Life
Wild Mind: Living the Writer's Life
by Natalie Goldberg
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75 Readings : Anthology (12TH 13 Edition)
75 Readings : Anthology (12TH 13 Edition)
by Santi Buscemi
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75 Readings introduces students to a range of classic and contemporary essays. The text also exposes them to a variety of rhetorical strategies, writing styles, themes, and topics. At the same time, it retains maximum flexibility for the instructor... (read more)

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The Norton Sampler: Short Essays for Composition
The Norton Sampler: Short Essays for Composition
by Thomas Cooley
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'As a rhetorically arranged collection of short essays for composition, our Samplerechoes the cloth samplers once done in colonial America, presenting the basic patterns of writing for students to practice just as schoolchildren once practiced their... (read more)

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Top 20: Great Grammar for Great Writing
Top 20: Great Grammar for Great Writing
by Folse
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By providing instruction and practice of the 20 most troublesome grammar points, Top 20 helps students master the essential grammar they need to produce great writing at the intermediate to advanced levels.... (read more)

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Understanding and .. English Grammar - With Answers - With 2 CD's (4TH 09 Edition)
Understanding and .. English Grammar - With Answers - With 2 CD's (4TH 09 Edition)
by Betty Schrampfer Azar
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The critic Harold Bloom writes, "With the publication of his Selected Poems (1968), soon after turning forty, A. R. Ammons quietly demonstrated a unique and central position in recent American poetry. . . . Recognition, as is always the case with a... (read more)

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English Brushup (Reprint)
English Brushup (Reprint)
by John Langan
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The fifth edition of English Brushup offers your student a brief and inexpensive guide to the grammar, punctuation, and usage skills they need most. The latest edition of English Brushup offers expanded coverage of Parts of Speech. This section has now... (read more)

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Poet's Companion : a Guide To the Pleasures of Writing Poetry (97 Edition)
Poet's Companion : a Guide To the Pleasures of Writing Poetry (97 Edition)
by Kim Addonizio
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?presents brief essays on the elements of poetry, technique, and suggested subjects for writing, each followed by distinctive writing exercises. The ups and downs of writing life--including self-doubt and writer's block--are here, along with tips about... (read more)

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Official LSAT Superprep
Official LSAT Superprep
by Lsac
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SuperPrep is our most comprehensive LSAT preparation book. It includes: 3 complete PrepTests a guide to LSAT logic explanations for every item in all 3 tests (Feb. 2000, Feb. 1999, Feb. 1996) sample Comparative Reading questions and explanations... (read more)

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The Organization of Information: Third Edition (Library and Information Science Text)
The Organization of Information: Third Edition (Library and Information Science Text)
by Arlene G Taylor
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Provides a detailed and insightful discussion of such basic retrieval tools as bibliographies, catalogs, indexes, finding aids, registers, databases, major bibliographic utilities, and other organizing entities.... (read more)

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Fundamentals of English Grammar with Audio CDs and Answer Key
Fundamentals of English Grammar with Audio CDs and Answer Key
by Betty Schrampfer Azar
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  A classic developmental skills text for lower-intermediate and intermediate English language learners, Fundamentals of English Grammar is a comprehensive reference grammar as well as a stimulating and teachable classroom text.   While keeping... (read more)

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Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide
Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide
by Laurie G Kirszner
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Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell, authors with nearly thirty years of experience teaching college writing, know what works in the classroom and have a knack for picking just the right readings. In Patterns for College Writing, they provide students... (read more)

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Writing From Sources (8TH 11 Edition)
Writing From Sources (8TH 11 Edition)
by Brenda Spatt
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Covering every step of research, writing, and documentation, Writing from Sources provides a complete guide to source-based writing. The book builds from fundamental skills -- such as annotating a passage -- to more demanding ones such as integrating... (read more)

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