The Little English Handbook: Choices and Conventions
Random House Incorporated, Jun 1, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines
This inexpensive, pocket-sized handbook provides quick help on avoiding the most common writing problems. Written in clear, elegant prose, it serves as a brief guide to grammar, style, paragraphing, punctuation, and mechanics.
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