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The Writer's FAQ's: A Pocket Handbook (3rd Edition)

The Writer's FAQ's: A Pocket Handbook (3rd Edition)
Author: Muriel G. Harris
ISBN 13: 9780131955769
ISBN 10: 131955764
Edition: 3
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2006-02-16
Format: Spiral-bound
Pages: 304
List Price: $30.67

For writers who want a clear, concise, user-friendly pocket guide beside them while they write, this book has it all. Its easy-to-navigate coverage offers a wide variety of traditional topics as well as the most current information on conducting online research, and using MLA, APA, Chicago Manual, and CSE citation formats.

Writers will find valuable assistance with the writing process; argument reading and writing; all major areas of grammar and mechanics; conducting research in libraries and online; using the World Wide Web as a resource; and documenting and evaluating both print and electronic sources. Writers don't need to be familiar with grammatical terms because lists of frequently answered questions lead them to needed explanations offered in a friendly, informal tone and a highly readable style.

For writers and others needing a compact, comprehensive writer's reference.