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    Rules for Writers, 6th Edition with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates (Spiral bound) By (author) University Diana Hacker, Contributions by University Nancy Sommers, Contributions by Tom Jehn, Contributions by Jane Rosenzweig, Contributions by Marcy Carbajal Van Horn

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    DescriptionClick here to find out more about the 2009 MLA Updates and the 2010 APA Updates. "Rules for Writers" succeeds because it has always been grounded in classroom experience. By looking at her own students' needs, Diana Hacker created an affordable and practical classroom tool that doubles as a quick reference. Developed with the help of instructors from two- and four-year schools, the sixth edition gives students quick access to the information they need to solve writing problems in any college course. In the Hacker tradition, the new contributing authors -- Nancy Sommers, Tom Jehn, Jane Rosenzweig, and Marcy Carbajal Van Horn -- have crafted solutions for the writing problems of today's college students. Together they give us a new edition that provides more help with academic writing and research and one that works better for a wider range of multilingual students. Flexible content options -- in print and online -- allow students to get more than they pay for.


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    Title
    Rules for Writers, 6th Edition with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) University Diana Hacker, Contributions by University Nancy Sommers, Contributions by Tom Jehn, Contributions by Jane Rosenzweig, Contributions by Marcy Carbajal Van Horn
    Physical properties
    Format: Spiral bound
    Number of pages: 615
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780312664817
    ISBN 10: 0312664818
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC classification: PN
    DC21: 808.02
    BIC subject category V2: CBW
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    DC22: 808.02
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    B&T Approval Code: A21800000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14870
    B&T Approval Code: A22400000
    BISAC V2.8: LAN005000, LAN028000
    Thema V1.0: CBW
    Edition
    6
    Edition statement
    6th
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, colour line drawings, black & white tables, figures
    Publisher
    BEDFORD BOOKS
    Imprint name
    BEDFORD BOOKS
    Publication date
    08 June 2010
    Author Information
    DIANA HACKER personally class-tested her handbooks with nearly four thousand students over 35 years at Prince George's Community College in Maryland, where she was a member of the English faculty. Hacker handbooks, built on innovation and on a keen understanding of the challenges facing student writers, are the most widely adopted in America. Other Hacker handbooks, all published by Bedford/St. Martin's, include "The Bedford Handbook, " Seventh Edition (2006); "A Writer's Reference, "Sixth Edition (2007); and "A Pocket Style Manual, " Fifth Edition (2008). ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS NANCY SOMMERS, who has taught composition and directed composition programs for thirty years, now teaches writing in the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. A two-time Braddock Award winner, Sommers is well-known for her research and publications on student writing. Her recent work involves a longitudinal study of undergraduate writing. Nancy Sommers is co-author of "Fields of Reading," Ninth Edition (2010) for Bedford/St. Martin's. TOM JEHN teaches composition and directs the Writing Across the Disciplines program at Harvard University. A recipient of numerous teaching awards both at Harvard and at the University of Virginia, he also leads professional development seminars on writing instruction for public high school teachers. JANE ROSENZWEIG teaches composition and directs the writing center at Harvard University. She has also taught writing at Yale University and the University of Iowa. MARCY CARBAJAL VAN HORN, Assistant Professor of English and ESL at Santa Fe Community College (FL), teaches composition to native and nonnative speakers of English and teaches the Advanced ESL Writing course.