The Little, Brown Essentials (MLA Update)

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Longman Publishing Group, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 251 pages

Brief, accessible, and inexpensive, The Little Brown Essential Handbook for Writers, Fourth Edition, answers common and not-so-common questions about the writing process, usage, grammar, punctuation, mechanics, document design, research writing, and documentation.

Minimal terminology, clear explanations and examples, and pointers for ESL writers help students at all levels. Extensive sections on document design and source documentation support writers in all disciplines, both in and out of school. The convenient pocket size, four-color design, spiral binding, and numerous reference aids make the book convenient to carry and easy to consult.

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Contents

Checklist
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Emphasis
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Conciseness
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Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Jane E. Aaron is a professional writer and editor as well as an experienced teacher. She is the author of the best-selling Little, Brown Handbook and co-editor of the best-selling Bedford Reader (Bedford/St. Martin's). She has served as consultant, editor, or writer on more than a dozen other text-books for first-year composition course.

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