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ISBN-13 9780205171699ISBN-10 0205171699
ISBN-10 0205171672ISBN-13 9780205171675
Author(s): David Skwire; Harvey S. Wiener
Publisher: Longman
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 720

This classic rhetoric/ reader/ research guide/ handbook offers students a complete course in writing in the rhetorical modes in one comprehensive volume.

For over 30 years, Student's Book of College English has earned a reputation for clarity, accessibility, and comprehensiveness. This Twelfth Edition continues the tradition with sound instruction in the rhetorical strategies, strong professional and student readings, thorough coverage of argumentation and research, and a reference handbook with self-test exercises.  This edition also features a new full color design, close attention to visual elements, updated discussions of Internet research and documentation, and a new chapter on critical reading.