The Elements of Style: The Original Edition by William StrunkThe Elements of Style: The Original Edition by William Strunk

The Elements of Style: The Original Edition

byWilliam Strunk

Paperback | May 26, 2006

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This classic reference is a must-have for any student or writer. In this brief handbook, Strunk identifies the principal requirements of proper American English style and concentrates on the most often violated rules of composition. Authoritative and engagingly written, this is simply the greatest book of its kind.
Born in Mount Vernon, New York, E. B. White was educated at Cornell University and served as a private in World War I. After several years as a journalist, he joined the staff of the New Yorker, then in its infancy. For 11 years he wrote most of the "Talk of the Town" columns, and it was White and James Thurber who can be credited with...
Title:The Elements of Style: The Original EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 8.5 × 5.38 × 0.68 inPublished:May 26, 2006Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486447987

ISBN - 13:9780486447988

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