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    Description"A Writer's Reference," the most widely adopted handbook in the United States, continues to be groundbreaking in its simplicity, offering the right content in an accessible format. New coauthor Nancy Sommers's own research, campus travel, and classroom experience keep the handbook in tune with the needs of academic writers. In a trusted quick-reference format, the seventh edition delivers advice on all the right topics: working with sources, revising with comments, preparing a portfolio, and more. "A Writer's Reference" offers unprecedented flexibility with several versions to choose from -- a handbook that's truly at your service. Read the preface.

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    A Writer's Reference
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Diana Hacker, By (author) Nancy Sommers
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 576
    Width: 171 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    ISBN 13: 9780312601430
    ISBN 10: 0312601433

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    LC classification: PE1408 .H2778 2011
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    7, Revised
    Edition statement
    7th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (some col.)
    St Martin's Press
    Imprint name
    St Martin's Press
    Publication date
    06 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    DIANA HACKER was a Member of the English Faculty at Prince George's Community College in Maryland, USA, where she class-tested her handbooks with nearly four thousand students over thirty-five years. Hacker handbooks include The Bedford Handbook, Eighth Edition (2010); A Writer's Reference, Seventh Edition (2011); Rules for Writers, Sixth Edition (2008); and A Pocket Style Manual, Fifth Edition (2008). NANCY SOMMERS Taught and Directed Composition Programs for thirty years, now teaches Writing and mentors new writing teachers at Harvard's Graduate School of Education, USA.
    Table of contents
    Composing and Revising Academic Writing Sentence Style Word Choice Grammatical Sentences Multilingual Writers and ESL Challenges Punctuation and Mechanics Basic Grammar Researching MLA Papers APA and CMS Papers