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The Beacon Handbook and Desk Reference (with 2009 MLA Update Card)

ISBN: 9780495899518 | 0495899518
Edition: 6th
Format: Spiral Bound
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Pub. Date: 6/4/2009

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The Beacon Handbook and Desk Reference is a compact guide to a broad range of issues related to writing. Written in an accessible, non-technical style, The Beacon discusses the writing process, critical thinking, grammar, usage, punctuation, mechanics, and the research process, illustrating principles with both student and professional samples. The text's spiral binding makes it a convenient tool for students composing on the computer. Students receive the most up-to-date information on MLA documentation with the enclosed tri-fold card providing NEW 2009 MLA Handbook formats.

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