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Writing by Choice [Paperback]

Eric Henderson
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Jan. 20 2011 0195431863 978-0195431865 Second Edition
Now in a new second edition, the bestselling Writing by Choice is a comprehensive resource for learning how to write in the academic, business, and personal realms. Offering helpful guidelines without being formulaic, the text teaches students how to write clear, thoughtful prose by making informed decisions about how best to communicate their ideas. A host of features such as sample writings and readings; individual and group exercises; informative charts and graphs; annotations; and pre- and post-reading questions engage students with writing possibilities rather than limiting them with prescriptive conventions. Whether introducing students to the main types of essay-writing or navigating them through the intricacies of grammar and style, Writing by Choice remains the definitive volume for giving writers the tools they need to rise to every writing occasion.

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"Writing by Choice is an excellent composition textbook. ... I'm impressed with the sensitivity Eric Henderson shows to students throughout the text." --Barbara Rose, Brandon University

"The greatest strength of Eric Henderson's Writing by Choice is its comprehensive approach and extremely useful examples of writing. ... The sample papers are very good models of readable, academic prose: I would be very pleased if my students submitted work of this calibre." --Mark Spielmacher, University of Waterloo

"Writing by Choice includes all of the basic grammar I would teach in my course (and then some), and it presents it well." --Kelly St. Jacques, University of Ottawa

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5.0 out of 5 stars Great! July 28 2013
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Bought it for a writing class as English is not my first language. Very dense. Good review of syntax for writers. Buy it!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting Feb. 11 2013
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The book is interesting but a bit too thorough for my taste. Still is a good book to learn how to read.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A book that helps you to think. March 11 2013
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I liked the presentation of the material. It is not too wordy. The material is formatted to stimulate productivity. It is worth it.
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