The Little Brown Handbook, MLA Update Edition

Author: H. Ramsey Fowler,Jane E. Aaron

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134586335

Category:

Page: 928

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"For courses in English Composition. " " "Thisversionof "The Little, Brown Handbook has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)*" The gold standard of handbooks--unmatched in accuracy, currency, and reliability " The Little, Brown Handbook " is an essential reference tool designed to help readers find the answers they need quickly and easily. While keeping pace with rapid changes in writing and its teaching, it offers the most comprehensive research and documentation available--with grammar coverage that is second to none. With detailed discussions of critical reading, media literacy, academic writing, and argument, as well as writing as a process, writing in the disciplines, and writing beyond the classroom, the 13th Edition of this handbook addresses writers of varying experience and in varying fields. "* The 8th Editionintroduces sweeping changes to thephilosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following.""

The Little, Brown Handbook

Author: H. Ramsey Fowler,Jane E. Aaron

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292099477

Category:

Page: 928

View: 3559

'The Little, Brown Handbook' is an essential reference tool and classroom resource designed to help students find the answers they need quickly and easily. While keeping pace with rapid changes in writing and its teaching, it offers the most comprehensive research and documentation available - with grammar coverage that is second to none.

The Little, Brown Handbook

Author: Henry Ramsey Fowler,Jane E. Aaron

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292025346

Category: English language

Page: 914

View: 6350

Authoritative, comprehensive, and always reliable, The Little, Brown Handbook meets the current and recurrent needs of composition students and instructors. A bestseller since the first edition, The Little, Brown Handbook provides reliable and thorough coverage of handbook basics--the writing process, grammar and usage, research and documentation--while also giving detailed discussions of critical reading, academic writing, reading and writing arguments, writing in the disciplines, and public writing. Widely used by both experienced and inexperienced writers, The Little, Brown Handbook works as both a comprehensive classroom text and an accessible reference guide. The twelfth edition of The Little, Brown Handbook provides all the resources that instructors have come to expect but with an added media component. Students who purchase the e-text or iPad version of this handbook will benefit from added instruction and practice through exercises, tutorials, podcasts, and sample papers.

The Little, Brown Compact Handbook

Author: Jane E. Aaron

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780321986504

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 608

View: 4124

Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab(tm) does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab, search for: 0134023854 / 9780134023854 The Little, Brown Compact with Exercises Plus MyWritingLab(tm) with eText - Access Card Package Package includes: 0133954706 / 9780133954708 - MyWritingLab with eText: Valuepack Access Card 0321986504 / 9780321986504 - The Little, Brown Compact with Exercises, 9/e MyWritingLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. The gold standard of handbooks--unmatched accuracy, currency, reliability The Little, Brown Compact maintains the authority of its best-selling parent (The Little, Brown Handbook) in a briefer book with spiral binding, tabbed dividers, and over 150 exercise sets. While keeping pace with rapid changes in writing and its teaching, it offers the most comprehensive research and documentation available, with grammar coverage that is second to none. "Culture-Language" notes explore the most common issues faced by both non-native English speakers and students with dialect interference; rather than segregating this material, coverage is integrated so that students don't feel compartmentalized. With detailed discussions of critical reading, media literacy, academic writing, and argument, as well as writing as a process, writing in the disciplines, and writing beyond the classroom, this handbook addresses writers of varying experience and in varying fields in a format that is a brief and convenient. Also available with MyWritingLab(tm) This title is also available with MyWritingLab--an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts http://www.pearsonmylabandmastering.com/northamerica/mywritinglab/

The Little, Brown Handbook

High School Version

Author: Henry Ramsey Fowler,Jane E. Aaron

Publisher: Ingram

ISBN: 9780132308588

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 945

View: 3514

The Little, Brown Handbook has always addressed both the most current and the recurrent needs of composition teachers and students while remaining an accessible reference and comprehensive classroom text. Authoritative and accessible, The Little, Brown Handbook helps writing students find what they need and then use what they find. One of the bestselling handbooks on the market, it provides comprehensive coverage of writing, research and grammar, with detailed discussions of critical thinking and argument, using computers and the Internet for writing and research, the latest guidelines for citing sources correctly in MLA, APA, CMS, CSE and COS styles, and writing in the disciplines. The new edition of this handbook favorite includes expanded coverage of Avoiding Plagiarism, and now offers the most extensive coverage of ESL in any handbook with new "Language and Culture" notes that occur throughout. The ninth edition also features discussions of visual literacy and argument and new, integrated references to the text's completely revised Companion Website throughout. Accompanied by the CompSolutions plus Interactive Ebook of the text, The Little, Brown Handbook retains all the hallmarks that has made it a bestseller over the years while continuing to meet the needs of a new generation of students. - Publisher.

The Little, Brown Essential Handbook, Sixth Canadian Edition (MLA Update)

Author: Jane E. Aaron,Elaine Bander

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134681788

Category: English language

Page: N.A

View: 7166

Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyWritingLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. The Little, Brown Essential Handbook offers students the essential information they need to develop basic writing, research, and documentation skills. Useful for any level of writing or discipline, it covers academic writing, the writing process, grammar and usage, punctuation, research writing, and documentation-all in a user-friendly, accessible format. The convenient pocket size, four-colour design, spiral binding, and numerous reference aids make the book practical and easy to use-a resource students will actually reference. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab, search for: 0134744241 / 9780134744247 The Little, Brown Essential Handbook, Sixth Canadian Edition (MLA Update) Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 6/e Package Consists of: 0134681789 / 9780134681788 The Little, Brown Essential Handbook, Sixth Canadian Edition (MLA Update) 0134676939 / 9780134676937 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for The Little, Brown Essential Handbook, Sixth Canadian Edition (MLA Update)

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour

A Novel

Author: Joshua Ferris

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316329134

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 4439

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, this big, brilliant, profoundly observed novel by National Book Award Finalist Joshua Ferris explores the absurdities of modern life and one man's search for meaning. Paul O'Rourke is a man made of contradictions: he loves the world, but doesn't know how to live in it. He's a Luddite addicted to his iPhone, a dentist with a nicotine habit, a rabid Red Sox fan devastated by their victories, and an atheist not quite willing to let go of God. Then someone begins to impersonate Paul online, and he watches in horror as a website, a Facebook page, and a Twitter account are created in his name. What begins as an outrageous violation of his privacy soon becomes something more soul-frightening: the possibility that the online "Paul" might be a better version of the real thing. As Paul's quest to learn why his identity has been stolen deepens, he is forced to confront his troubled past and his uncertain future in a life disturbingly split between the real and the virtual. At once laugh-out-loud funny about the absurdities of the modern world, and indelibly profound about the eternal questions of the meaning of life, love and truth, TO RISE AGAIN AT A DECENT HOUR is a deeply moving and constantly surprising tour de force.

The Blue and Brown Books

Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061312118

Category: Philosophy

Page: 208

View: 1037

These works, as the sub-title makes clear, are unfinished sketches for Philosophical Investigations, possibly the most important and influential philosophical work of modern times. The 'Blue Book' is a set of notes dictated to Witgenstein's Cambridge students in 1933-1934: the 'Brown Book' was a draft for what eventually became the growth of the first part of Philosophical Investigations. This book reveals the germination and growth of the ideas which found their final expression in Witgenstein's later work. It is indispensable therefore to students of Witgenstein's thought and to all those who wish to study at first-hand the mental processes of a thinker who fundamentally changed the course of modern philosophy.

Long Walk to Freedom

The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

Author: Nelson Mandela

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 9780759521049

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 576

View: 3049

The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama in the world. As president of the African National Congress and head of South Africa's antiapartheid movement, he was instrumental in moving the nation toward multiracial government and majority rule. He is revered everywhere as a vital force in the fight for human rights and racial equality. LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is his moving and exhilarating autobiography, destined to take its place among the finest memoirs of history's greatest figures. Here for the first time, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela tells the extraordinary story of his life--an epic of struggle, setback, renewed hope, and ultimate triumph.

Little Penguin Handbook

Author: Lester Faigley

Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU

ISBN: 1486004032

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 355

View: 2123

The Little Penguin Handbook: Australasian Edition offers student-friendly features and includes coverage of the most current MLA, APA, CMS and Harvard citation, documentation, and style guidelines. Lyn Gannon from School of Education, Southern Cross University, has reviewed and further adapted the book specifically for the Australasian context. With more visuals and sample documents than other essential handbooks, this handy full-colour reference gives students just what they need to know about the writing and research processes, while providing coverage of documentation and grammar. The 2nd edition has been improved with some additional content and tabbed sections to allow students improved navigation and ease of use.

The Bedford Reader

Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dorothy M. Kennedy,Jane E. Aaron,Ellen Kuhl Repetto

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319083668

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 784

View: 9246

Long one of the most popular composition readers on the market, The Bedford Reader provides compelling readings by excellent writers. It takes a practical and flexible approach to the rhetorical methods, focusing on their uses in varied writing situations. The popular "Writers on Writing" feature illustrates the many ways writers create meaning from what they read and experience, and the Kennedys' instruction helps students connect critical reading to academic writing. The twelfth edition provides even more helpful guidance for students on critical reading and writing, a new appendix with advice on APA documentation, and an updated selection of compelling readings. The print text is now integrated with e-Pages for The Bedford Reader, designed to take advantage of what the Web can do, with provocative new essays and multimodal selections.

How to American

An Immigrant's Guide to Disappointing Your Parents

Author: Jimmy O. Yang

Publisher: Da Capo Press

ISBN: 0306903504

Category: Humor

Page: 240

View: 1974

Standup comic, actor and fan favorite from the popular HBO series Silicon Valley shares his memoir of growing up as a Chinese immigrant in California and making it in Hollywood. "I turned down a job in finance to pursue a career in stand-up comedy. My dad thought I was crazy. But I figured it was better to disappoint my parents for a few years than to disappoint myself for the rest of my life. I had to disappoint them in order to pursue what I loved. That was the only way to have my Chinese turnip cake and eat an American apple pie too." Jimmy O. Yang is a standup comedian, film and TV actor and fan favorite as the character Jian Yang from the popular HBO series Silicon Valley. In How to American, he shares his story of growing up as a Chinese immigrant who pursued a Hollywood career against the wishes of his parents: Yang arrived in Los Angeles from Hong Kong at age 13, learned English by watching BET RapCity for three hours a day, and worked as a strip club DJ while pursuing his comedy career. He chronicles a near deportation episode during a college trip Tijuana to finally becoming a proud US citizen ten years later. Featuring those and many other hilarious stories, while sharing some hard-earned lessons, How to American mocks stereotypes while offering tongue in cheek advice on pursuing the American dreams of fame, fortune, and strippers.

Patterns for College Writing

A Rhetorical Reader and Guide

Author: Laurie G. Kirszner,Stephen R. Mandell

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312676840

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 864

View: 6603

Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell, authors with nearly thirty years of experience teaching college writing, know what works in the classroom and have a knack for picking just the right readings. In Patterns for College Writing, they provide students with exemplary rhetorical models and instructors with class-tested selections that balance classic and contemporary essays. Along with more examples of student writing than any other reader, Patterns has the most comprehensive coverage of active reading, research, and the writing process, with a five-chapter mini-rhetoric; the clearest explanations of the patterns of development; and the most thorough apparatus of any rhetorical reader, all reasons why Patterns for College Writing is the best-selling reader in the country. And the new edition includes exciting new readings and expanded coverage of critical reading, working with sources, and research. It is now available as an interactive Bedford e-book and in a variety of other e-book formats that can be downloaded to a computer, tablet, or e-reader. Read the preface.

No One Would Listen

A True Financial Thriller

Author: Harry Markopolos

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470625767

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

View: 7700

Harry Markopolos and his team of financial sleuths discuss first-hand how they cracked the Madoff Ponzi scheme No One Would Listen is the thrilling story of how the Harry Markopolos, a little-known number cruncher from a Boston equity derivatives firm, and his investigative team uncovered Bernie Madoff's scam years before it made headlines, and how they desperately tried to warn the government, the industry, and the financial press. Page by page, Markopolos details his pursuit of the greatest financial criminal in history, and reveals the massive fraud, governmental incompetence, and criminal collusion that has changed thousands of lives forever-as well as the world's financial system. The only book to tell the story of Madoff's scam and the SEC's failings by those who saw both first hand Describes how Madoff was enabled by investors and fiduciaries alike Discusses how the SEC missed the red flags raised by Markopolos Despite repeated written and verbal warnings to the SEC by Harry Markopolos, Bernie Madoff was allowed to continue his operations. No One Would Listen paints a vivid portrait of Markopolos and his determined team of financial sleuths, and what impact Madoff's scam will have on financial markets and regulation for decades to come.

The Referral Engine

Teaching Your Business to Market Itself

Author: John Jantsch

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101429518

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 4345

The small business guru behind Duct Tape Marketing shares his most valuable lesson: how to get your customers to do your best marketing for you. The power of glitzy advertising and elaborate marketing campaigns is on the wane; word- of-mouth referrals are what drive business today. People trust the recommendation of a friend, family member, colleague, or even stranger with similar tastes over anything thrust at them by a faceless company. Most business owners believe that whether customers refer them is entirely out of their hands. But science shows that people can't help recommending products and services to their friends-it's an instinct wired deep in the brain. And smart businesses can tap into that hardwired desire. Marketing expert John Jantsch offers practical techniques for harnessing the power of referrals to ensure a steady flow of new customers. Keep those customers happy, and they will refer your business to even more customers. Some of Jantsch's strategies include: -Talk with your customers, not at them. Thanks to social networking sites, companies of any size have the opportunity to engage with their customers on their home turf as never before-but the key is listening. -The sales team is the most important part of your marketing team. Salespeople are the company's main link to customers, who are the main source of referrals. Getting them on board with your referral strategy is critical. -Educate your customers. Referrals are only helpful if they're given to the right people. Educate your customers about whom they should be talking to. The secret to generating referrals lies in understanding the "Customer Referral Cycle"-the way customers refer others to your company who, in turn, generate even more referrals. Businesses can ensure a healthy referral cycle by moving customers and prospects along the path of Know, Like, Trust, Try, Buy, Repeat, and Refer. If everyone in an organization keeps this sequence in mind, Jantsch argues, your business will generate referrals like a well-oiled machine. This practical, smart, and original guide is essential reading for any company looking to grow without a fat marketing budget.

Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum, MLA Update Edition

Author: Laurence M. Behrens,Leonard J. Rosen

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134586328

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 672

View: 8292

"For courses in Writing across the Curriculum or Writing in the Disciplines. " " "Thisversionof" " " " Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum" " " has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)* " Effective writing skills for students of all majors and interests One of the best-selling interdisciplinary composition texts for over twenty-five years, " Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum " guides readers through the essential college-level writing skills of summary, critique, synthesis, analysis, and research. The 13th Edition is divided into three parts. Part one, Structures and Strategies, takes readers step by step through the process of writing papers based on source material, explaining and demonstrating how summaries, critiques, syntheses, and analyses can be generated from the kinds of readings individuals will encounter later in the book and throughout their academic careers. Part two, Brief Takes, bridges the gap between writing instruction and readings with a series of step-by-step exercises. The anthology in part three provides a wide range of carefully selected, cross-disciplinary readings, including two new chapters on rumor and advertising. Topics are engaging and students will appreciate how these topics correspond to their interests in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. "* The 8th Editionintroduces sweeping changes to thephilosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following. " "

The Little Seagull Handbook (Second Edition)

Author: Richard Bullock,Michal Brody,Francine Weinberg

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393935806

Category: Reference

Page: 416

View: 7646

A pocket-sized handbook that's easy to use and covers the kinds of writing college students need to do. The Little Seagull Handbook offers the kind of succinct advice students need about grammar, punctuation, documentation, and the writing process—an in addition, it covers the kinds of writing they are most often assigned—reports, analyses, narratives, and more. The second edition includes unique help for students whose primary language is not English. Available in two versions—with and without exercises.

75 Readings Plus

Author: Santi V. Buscemi,Charlotte Smith

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

ISBN: 9780072465457

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 517

View: 1168

75 Readings Plus is a version of the best-selling 75 Readings that supplies additional guidance for student readers. Both books are rhetorically arranged and collect the most popular essays for first-year writing, at a student-friendly price. To this appealing formula, 75 Plus adds an Introduction to each mode, and Headnotes, Questions for Discussion, and Suggestions for Sustained Writing for each selection.

The Bedford Handbook

Author: Diana Hacker,Nancy Sommers

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9781457683039

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 960

View: 452

The best college writers succeed because they practice writing, reading, thinking, and researching on a regular basis. The Bedford Handbook, Tenth Edition, fosters a culture of practice with how-to instruction for college writing tasks, with advice that allows students to pivot among disciplines, and with more print and digital activities than any other college writing resource. The tenth edition is our most practical ever. And because you have a wider range of college writers than ever before, the handbook offers more opportunities to personalize instruction and content. Adaptive quizzing, rhetorical grammar content, and a variety of flexible custom options make it easy to tailor the book to your students’ needs and your program’s needs in a way that no free Web content can. The Bedford Handbook can be packaged at a significant discount with one of two innovative digital products. Writer’s Help 2.0, Hacker Version is a complete online resource powered by smart search, which means students get the writing help they need even when they aren’t familiar with composition terms. It includes full searchable Hacker content, diagnostic tests, assigning and tracking tools, more than 300 exercises, and LearningCurve adaptive quizzing. LaunchPad Solo for Hacker Handbooks is a robust practice platform with nearly 400 exercises, activities, and LearningCurve quizzes. No matter how you choose to use The Bedford Handbook, you can depend on publisher support for training, workshops, and the personal service you’ve come to expect from Bedford/St. Martin’s.