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    Description'A Pocket Style Manual' provides an accessible and quick-reference guide to effective writing. This edition is packed with exercises which show readers how to compose and revise text, how to deploy grammar with confidence, and how to cite sources.


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    Title
    A Pocket Style Manual
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Diana Hacker, By (author) Nancy Sommers
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 114 mm
    Height: 221 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780312542542
    ISBN 10: 0312542542
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: CBG
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    DC22: 808.042
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    B&T Approval Code: A21800000
    BISAC V2.8: LAN015000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17220
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Approval Code: A22400000
    BISAC V2.8: LAN005000
    DC23: 808.042
    LC classification: PE1408 .H26 2012
    Thema V1.0: CJCW, CFG, CBG
    Edition
    6, New edition
    Edition statement
    6th New edition
    Illustrations note
    col. Illustrations
    Publisher
    St Martin's Press
    Imprint name
    St Martin's Press
    Publication date
    15 March 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    DIANA HACKER personally class-tested her handbooks with nearly four thousand students over thirty-five years at Prince George's Community College in Maryland, USA, where she was a member of the English faculty. The widely successful Hacker handbooks are built on innovation and on a keen understanding of the challenges facing student writers. NANCY SOMMERS, who has taught composition and directed composition programs for thirty years, now teaches writing and mentors new writing teachers at Harvard's Graduate School of Education, USA. She led Harvard's Expository Writing Program for twenty years, directing the first-year writing program and establishing Harvard's WAC program.
    Review quote
    'The book's completeness combined with its portability means that our students actually bring it to class and put it to use.' - Leslie Johnson-Farris, Communication Department, Lansing Community College, USA 'My students like the affordability, clarity, and coverage of everything they seem to need. Many say they will keep A Pocket Style Manual long after they graduate.' - Richard Battaglia, California State University, USA 'I like the slim, spiral-bound, durable, well-indexed, concise format. The content is ideal for me. The examples are especially useful and compelling. It is a great value for students during their entire college career and beyond.' - David Bussard, Susquehanna University, USA 'I like A Pocket Style Manual because it is not intimidating to students and, despite its small size, it has everything I need for classroom activities and for helping students with specific problems in their papers and with their research.' - Elizabeth Hoffman, California State University, USA
    Table of contents
    Clarity Grammar Punctuation Mechanics Research MLA Papers APA Papers Chicago Papers CSE Papers Glossaries Index Charts and Lists for Quick Reference Checklist for Global Revision Visiting the Writing Center Revision Symbols