11th Hour: Introduction to Microbiology

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Wiley, May 8, 2001 - Science - 304 pages
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The 11th Hour Series of revision guides have been designed for quick reference.
The organisation of these books will involve students actively in the learning process and reinforcement of concepts. At the end of each chapter there will be a test including multiple choice questions, true/false questions and short answer questions, every answer will involve an explanation. Each book will contain icons in the text indicating additional support on a dedicated web-page.

Students having difficulties with their courses will find this an excellent way to raise their grades.


  • Clinical correlations or everyday applications include examples from the real world to help students understand key concepts more readily.
  • Dedicated web page, there 24 hours a day, will give extra help, tips, warnings of trouble spots, extra visuals and more.
  • A quick check on what background students will need to apply helps equip them to conquer a topic.
  • The most important information is highlighted and explained, showing the big picture and eliminating the guesswork.
  • After every topic and every chapter, lots of opportunity for drill is provided in every format, multiple choice, true/false, short answer, essay.
  • An easy trouble spot identifier demonstrates which areas need to be reinforced and where to find information on them.
  • Practice midterms and finals prep them for the real thing.

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About the author (2001)

Bruce McCall has contributed written and visual humour to virtually every magazine in North America. He was a prominent member of the original "National Lampoon, and has written for "Saturday Night Live. His writing has appeared regularly in the "New Yorker since 1979 and in recent years he has done many "New Yorker covers. He lives in New York City with his wife and daughter.

Francine Stock is a radio and TV journalist and one-time presenter on BBC-2's "Newsnight and "The Antiques Show. She now presents Radio 4's "Front Row.

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