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Successful Writing Second Edition

By: Hairston, Maxine C.

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003299

Condition: Very Good


This book explains why writing is an important way of learning and gives students a clear idea of the qualities readers expect in good prose. While suggesting that writers may use significantly different processes in doing different kinds of writing, it analyzes and illustrates the steps most writers go through when they compose. Professor Hairston stresses the importance of students' thinking about audience and purpose every time they write. She also suggests effective ... View more info