I used Dr. Karty's book to learn Organic chemistry and for me Organic Chemistry was more fun than it was hard.
Here, Karty's priceless explanations bring organic chemistry down from its pedestal to the reader so that they may understand the fundamentals.
It presents Organic Chemistry in a way that is easy to understand and one does not just have to memorize everything.
I did poorly in general chemistry. With this book, I got three A's in ochem and it is my favorite subject. I'm now a medical student at UCSF and still look at it. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Alex
This is the only book I actually wrote an email to the author to thank him for making. People struggle with Organic Chemistry because they try to memorize. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Sean
This book has been very helpful to me. The course I'm taking has a do-it-yourself 'text book' that is poorly written by my prof. Read morePublished on November 3, 2011 by Ian Funk
When I first started Organic, I was getting low Bs on quizzes, but this book totally changed things for me. It helped me get an A- overall for the semester. Read morePublished on March 24, 2011 by svetcharnik
I was really nervous about going into O Chem, so I bought this book hoping it would help me out. I am not a chemistry genius, so the book was kind of overwhelming if you attempt... Read morePublished on August 16, 2010 by C Banis
This book was exactly what I needed to do well in Organic Chemistry. It clearly explains the concepts that you need to understand in order to do well in O Chem. Read morePublished on September 9, 2009 by F. Rahman
This is a nice, compact companion to your year-long O chem course. I wouldn't rely solely on this book for a comprehensive outline of reactions. Read morePublished on August 6, 2008 by Nola Vie
This is hands down the BEST supplemental text I have purchased for any class, let alone OCHEM. It's because of this book that I did well in Organic Chem I, am doing well in Organic... Read morePublished on November 17, 2007 by Jim Daley