The College Writer: A Guide to Thinking, Writing, and Researching

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Authors : Randall VanderMey; Verne Meyer; John Van Rys; Patrick Sebranek


752 Pages  Hardcover 

4th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2009, 2009, 2007

©2012 , Published


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Combining streamlined basic writing instruction with outstanding accessibility, THE COLLEGE WRITER is a fully updated four-in-one text--with a Rhetoric, a Reader, a Researcher, and a Handbook--for students at any skill level. The clear visual “at-a-glance” format helps students grasp larger concepts... more


THE COLLEGE WRITER provides students with a concise yet complete overview of the writing process. The text’s unique “at-a-glance” visual format presents each major concept in a one- or two-page spread, with a description of the concept followed by an example, and then the opportunity for hands-on pr... more

New to this Edition

NEW “Learning Outcomes” at the beginning of each chapter help students stay focused on key learning points; “Learning-Outcome Checklists” at the end track student performance.

NEW exercises in the Handbook give students practice with punctuation, mechanics, usage, grammar, sentences, and trouble sp... more

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