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A Student Guide to College Composition - Second Edition
by Willam Murdick

This book helps students succeed in composition by showing them:

  • How to be effective students
  • How to handle the most difficult challenges of academic writing
  • How to approach the most common writing assignments.
  • How to pass a timed writing test

William Murdick has a Ph. D. in rhetoric and is the author of three other writing textbooks, The Portable Business Writer (Houghton Mifflin, 1999), and The Portable Technical Writer (Houghton Mifflin, 2001), and College Writing: A First Course - Writing and Reasoning (Jain, 2006).

Note on the Second Edition: This expanded Second Edition includes full-chapter treatments of the five-paragraph theme and the cause-effect essay.

Note to the Teachers: A free electronic (PDF) Teachers' Guide is available upon request to those who adopt the book for their classes.

238 pp., index
ISBN: 978-0-87573-050-9
$25 - Softcover
$20 - eBook (Order from Google Play)

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