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The Scott, Foresman Handbook for Writers (9th Edition) Hardcover – Print, February 6, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-0205751983 ISBN-10: 0205751989 Edition: 9th

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 880 pages
  • Publisher: Longman; 9 edition (February 6, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0205751989
  • ISBN-13: 978-0205751983
  • Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.8 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #217,951 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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JOHN J. RUSZKIEWICZ (1950-) was born in Cleveland, Ohio, where he attended Benedictine High School. He received his BA from St. Vincent College (1972) and his PhD in English from The Ohio State University (1977). He is currently a professor at the University of Texas at Austin where he has taught literature, rhetoric, and writing for more than thirty years. A winner of the President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award, he was instrumental in creating the Department of Rhetoric and Writing in 1993 and directed the unit from 2001-05. He has also served as president of the Conference of College Teachers of English (CCTE) of Texas. He has written a wide range of books for college writers, from "Beyond Words" and "Everything's an Argument" to "How to Write Anything." When not teaching or writing, he's reading mystery novels about the American Southwest or ancient Rome. He spends his summers in Alpine, Texas, enjoying its proximity to Big Bend National Park.

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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By New Student _ Old body on May 1, 2011
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This book is a very good guide for college writing. At times it can be a bit confusing as there is SO much to go over. It is broken down into sections but when you have to read several chapters at a time it gets murky, but that is more the professors issue than the publishing company. I don't like that it doesn't have an index you have to search through the chapter listings to find what you are looking for.
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This book is a must have for any english or writting class. So much info in it. Nicely laid out chapters. If it weren't for this book I would not have received an A in my Business writing or other writing classes in post secondary educational learning. This book should be called, "The Writers Bible." It really is that good of a book.
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If you are writing papers in APA or other formats, this book offers clear concise directions and examples. Using it you can once and for all turn those marathon papers in, certain you will not lose points for improper formatting errors.
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By nattalee on July 15, 2013
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The book was in perfect condition for the price with all the pages intact. I love this book you will too.
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By TH on June 6, 2013
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Keep this one on your desk....forever! Complete, easy to follow, handy checklists, broad range of information. Great for students and professionals.
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