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The Technical Writer's Companion, 3rd Edition

The Technical Writer's Companion, 3rd Edition
Author: Gerald J. Alred - Charles T. Brusaw - Walter E. Ol
ISBN 13: 9780312259785
ISBN 10: 312259786
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication Date: 2001-12-20
Format: Spiral-bound
Pages: 443
List Price: N/A

This easy-to-use handbook — a concise version of the popular Handbook of Technical Writing — offers students a brief guide to the most common types of technical writing and communication, with help on using technology, creating formal reports and manuals, writing for the Web, and more. Spiral-bound and tabbed for quick reference, the new edition is briefer than ever and completely up to date.


Presents a reference for technical writing students at all levels, and for professional technical writers, adapted from the publisher's , fifth edition. Entries in 10 tabbed sections are alphabetized for quick reference. Includes real-world models for lab reports, government proposals, and other technical writing documents, as well as sample letters and other forms of correspondence. New to this edition are a section on new technology, expanded information on conducting research, discussion of e-mail, advice on avoiding biased language, and special tips for nonnative speakers of English. The author is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Wire spiral binding, 5.5x8.5<">. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)