English Brushup

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McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 208 pages
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[This] is a guide to the grammar, punctuation, and usage skills you need to write clearly and effectively. [The book first] presents [sixteen] key skills - the ones most likely to matter in your writing [and then] review[s each one of them]. In short, [this book] will help you ... learn the core of rules you need to write with competence and confidence. -Back cover.

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About the author (1997)

John Langan has taught reading and writing at Atlantic Community College near Atlantic City, New Jersey, for over twenty years. The author of a popular series of college textbooks on both subjects, he enjoys the challenge of developing materials that teach skills in an especially clear and lively way. Before teaching, he earned advanced degrees in writing at Rutgers University and in reading at Glassboro State College. He also spent a year writing fiction.

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