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release date: Jan 01, 1979
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The Elements of Style, Third Edition
The only style manual ever to appear on the best-seller lists offers practical, fundamental advice on improving writing skills, promoting a style marked by simplicity, orderliness, and sincerity
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release date: Jul 01, 1993
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The American Heritage College Dictionary
Includes the newest definitions, photographs and illustrations, guidelines for using the dictionary, and other features.
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release date: Sep 24, 1996
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Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English
Her commonsense approach is as entertaining as it is instructive. O'Conner has written a nifty guidebook to modern grammar that affectionately elbows the reader on every page.
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release date: May 21, 1997
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Webster's New World College Dictionary
Offers new words, Americanisms, and biographical and geographical entries that reflect the recent changes that have occured in the English language, in a dictionary that features more than seven hundred illustrations and an all new Charts & Tables section.
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release date: Jan 02, 2009
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Life Skills 101: A Practical Guide to Leaving Home and Living on Your Own
Revised and updated for 2009, the fourth edition of Life Skills 101: A Practical Guide to Leaving Home and Living on Your Own is a valuable guide to the complete spectrum of skills required to successfully master the challenges of living on one s own for the very first time. Subjects include financial know-how, job search success; interview, social, dining and workplace etiquette, consumer savvy, home hunting and lease negotiations. The guide provides the reader with essential advice on maintaining their home, car, laundry, time and well-being. The book also includes effective suggestions on saving and stretching one s money, as well as positive actions for practicing environmental awareness.
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by: Arco
release date: Oct 18, 1998
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10,000 Ideas For Term, Ppr,Proj 5th ed (10,000 IDEAS FOR TERM PAPERS, PROJECTS, REPORTS AND SPEECHES)
Gathers topics for research papers and indicates level of difficulty and availability of resources
release date: Aug 12, 1997
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Random House Webster's College Thesaurus
It's Comprehensive:

You'll find synonyms for terms like wannabe, soi-distant, laid-back, kvetch, yo-yo, zaftig, and x-rated.

You'll gain insights into words like agita, ASAP, attrite, bloviate, bodice, ripper, dis, and hot-button, all discussed in a brand-new essay on the burgeoning vocabulary of the Nineties and beyond.

You'll explore the more than 12,000 main entries, with their synonym and antonym lists offering over 400,000 word choices.

It's the Easiest Thesaurus to Use:

All the main entries are in simple A- Z listing.

Thousands of example sentences show you an appropriate context for each meaning of each main entry term.

The Thumb Index helps you find your way quickly to the word you're looking for.

It's Authoritative:

Synonym and antonym lists cover all levels of vocabulary, from formal to slang.

This reliable reference is recommended for students, writers, public speakers, and business people.
release date: Sep 01, 1997
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The Smart Girl's Guide to College: A Serious Book Written by Women in College to Help You Make the Perfect College Choice
A collection of no-nonsense essays written by young women in college covers all the factors involved in choosing the right college, from location to racial issues to course offerings, and shows how to find out more inside information. Original.
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release date: Jan 21, 2009
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Dissecting the ACT: A Unique Student Perspective on the ACT or ACT Test Prep with Real ACT questions
This book helps students improve ACT scores by performing an analysis of real ACT questions for one complete real ACT examination- dissecting the test, in other words. This complete real ACT test is available free of charge from the test maker. This analysis is performed by authors who have actually taken the ACT and have obtained high scores. In addition, the analysis of the test is from a student's perspective rather than from a teacher's or a test maker's perspectives. This unique perspective enables the authors to share insights not found in any other books. Using this book will give the reader a deep and accurate understanding of the skills and knowledge necessary for success on the real ACT test. In addition, the book also includes a detailed and highly effective ACT preparation plan including information about how to obtain additional free real ACT tests.
release date: Oct 27, 1998
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The Complete Book of Colleges, 1999 Edition
The book you are holding is the only guide you will need for a successful college search. Browse through the 1999 Edition of Complete Book of Colleges and you will find meticulously researched profiles of more than 1,400 schools. It contains the latest information for each school on:

Academic programs and majors offered

Admissions requirements, including average GPA and SAT scores of incoming freshmen

Tuition, fees, and other costs

Campus mailing and email addresses, and phone and fax numbers

Housing, libraries, laboratories, and other facilities

What financial aid is available

Athletics and other extracurricular activities

Student services like counseling, career placement, and accommodations for the disabled

Comprehensive indexes and a user-friendly format help you quickly choose the schools that best match your interests

Complete, updated information on admissions, campus life, financial aid, athletic programs, and much more

New, expanded two-page custom write-ups--learn what the school has to say about itself

This is the most user-friendly book of its kind. Each profile features icons that give you an at-a-glance picture of enrollments, selectivity, and costs. In addition, we include The Princeton Review's "Admissions Wizard," a short questionnaire that streamlines your college search by helping you define the right type of school for you.

Besides the useful statistics and deadline information, Complete Book of Colleges not only helps you find schools that offer the degrees and majors you're looking for, but also lets you know what tests you need to take to gain admission. Because after all, there's a lot more to getting into college than just knowing where to send your application.
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