The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage

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McGraw Hill Professional, Nov 21, 2004 - Reference - 304 pages
Those pesky dangling modifiers, split infinitives, and comma splices, they infect our spoken and written language with such frequency that even native English speakers find it difficult to determine what's right and what's wrong!

The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage shows you how to fix these everyday English language mistakes.

With commonsense, easy-to-remember usage tips throughout, this handbook features incorrect and correct grammatical examples, a short review of basic grammar, a glossary, and more.


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Mark Lester is an experienced grammarian and college professor who is currently chair of the Department of English at Eastern Washington University. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including Grammar and Usage in the Classroom, the most widely used college grammar textbook in the country.

Larry Beason is an award-winning teacher at the University of South Alabama and the author of several grammar books.

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