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This book definitely opened tsrunk eyes to all sorts of options when it comes to creating paragraphs. The Style section alone is worth the price of admission, since it engages with writing at the sentence level in a way that most teachers will gloss over and most writers won’t articulate to those interested in learning.

If only I took more time to practice it’s principals.

With the Elements in place, a writer can go forth and choose his or her own path. If you’re a writer you’ll love this book. I know I will use it over and over as a reference. Merge style with adiow thinking, logic, and research.


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In other words, this is a book that only a small, alternative press could publish, a book secretly praised by large publishing house editors who would have to pass by ADIOS to publish non-offensive, committee-voiced textbooks, reference trade books by establishment columnists, or feel-good, ego-salve books.

The authors of this book seem to be informed by television and video games and the magic of computers and miss the fact that good writing is good writing, no matter what the flavor of the month in popular culture might be.

The book takes a unique, instructive view towards writing mechanics. Select a star rating. Read for minutes each day and finish within a month!

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We only ship US edition textbooks, which are the same as your campus bookstore. Adios demonstrates how style and critical thinking are inextricably bound using an array of writers on a wide range of topics.

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Not only is it better for you, but when you return it that book can go on to help even more students access affordable education. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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