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Practical Argument: A Text and Anthology Paperback – July 19, 2013

ISBN-13: 978-1457622373 ISBN-10: 1457622378 Edition: Second Edition

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  • Paperback: 832 pages
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's; Second Edition edition (July 19, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1457622378
  • ISBN-13: 978-1457622373
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 1.2 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,607 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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During their long collaboration, Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell have written a number of best-selling college texts for Bedford/St. Martin's, including Patterns for College Writing, Foundations First, Writing First, Focus on Writing, and, most recently, Practical Argument. Laurie Kirszner is a Professor of English at the University of the Sciences, where she has taught composition, literature, creative writing, and scientific writing, and served as coordinator of the first-year writing program. Stephen Mandell is a Professor of English at Drexel University, where he founded and directed the basic writing program and has taught composition, literature, speech, and technical and business writing.

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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Akolivo95 on January 22, 2014
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This book looked WAY better than I expected. Practically brand new! Very satisfied with this purchase and it was one of my last purchases but the first to arrive!
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I don't like the textbook but the kindle edition was great
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By Rhegan Eggebrecht on December 2, 2014
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What can I say....it's a text book!
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By Kayla Yonker on May 17, 2014
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Great book that helps with english
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By J. W. Howard on May 19, 2014
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Used for two semesters. Has everything you need to make an A as with any book you have to open it and read
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