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  • Paperback: 752 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 9 edition (January 16, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0547147910
  • ISBN-13: 978-0547147918
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 7.2 x 8.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #32,177 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Philip C. Kolin, the University Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Southern Mississippi for nearly 30 years, teaches courses in composition, business and technical writing, literature, and drama. He has served as editor of two major scholarly journals and as founding co-editor of STUDIES IN AMERICAN DRAMA (1945-present). He received the Conference of Learned Journals award for the best new journal. In addition, he was also named Southern Mississippi's first Distinguished Professor in the Humanities. Dr. Kolin has published almost 30 books and 200 scholarly articles covering a variety of subjects, including writing, drama, linguistics, and folklore. He also has written a book and articles on professional writing for nurses and lawyers and has conducted workshops on technical writing. He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University.

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Received this just in time for school!
Oneyda Mendoza
If you still really want to have a good English writing reference, go ahead and buy it.
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I bought this book for my Business Writing class for college.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By  RIZZO  VINE VOICE on April 3, 2002
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Whether you are a novice at writing or just need help wording documents, this book is a wonderful guide. Samples are plenty, complete from determining who is your audience to effective guidelines and checksheets. You will learn simple editing techniques, exercises for practice. Extensive guidelines are given whether you do a resme, letter, research, short and long reports, proposal, charts, etc. Included, also is some instruction on technical writing (manuals, visuals, figures, etc.)
The book is well prepared, easy to read, formatted and designed well for easy reference. You don't have to be a "writer" to use this book. It is for anyone who may write a memo to a proposal in business. I encourage the use of this book; as it is one of the better I have used. ....MzRizz
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By BARBARA SELBY on March 8, 2014
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By Chris on February 23, 2014
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The cover wasn't the same as the photo but besides that the book is in good condition. The book didn't have markings and I was really hoping for that
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By Angela Reddick on February 16, 2014
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This book was purchased for my class at Olivet Nazarene University, It was interesting to learn different things that is need for my class.
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Wordy beyond belief to explain the most mundane of business communication. An entirely functional book: It has pages, printed text and everything you'd come to expect out of a book. Added bonus of happy business people on stock photos.
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By Oneyda Mendoza on September 18, 2013
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Received this just in time for school! This book really gets into detail when It comes to writing in the work place.
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By Jackson on December 7, 2012
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I found every chapter to be important not only for school but for my everyday work. I'll be using it for years to come.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By iamthepixiechick on August 1, 2012
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If you are already proficient at English, go to the University of Utah and are considering buying this book for a class with Professor Cole Holmes, don't bother.

Professor Holmes likes to print off packets, so he'll give you all the stuff you need to know. (You may as well save some money.)

If you still really want to have a good English writing reference, go ahead and buy it. It's a pretty good reference.
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