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Garner's modern American usage

Author: Bryan A Garner
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2nd ed.]View all editions and formats
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The first edition of Garner's Modern American Usage established Bryan Garner as "an American equivalent of Fowler" (Library Journal). With more than 23,500 copies sold, this witty, accessible, and engaging book has become the new classic reference work praised by professional copyeditors as well as the general public looking for clear advice on how to write more effectively. In 1999, Choice magazine named it an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
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Garner, Bryan A.
Garner's modern American usage.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607145383
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan A Garner
ISBN: 0195161912 9780195161915
OCLC Number: 53128918
Notes: Revised edition of: A dictionary of modern American usage. 1998.
Description: xlv, 879 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface to second edition --
Preface to first edition --
Acknowledgments --
List of essay entries --
List of abbreviations --
Pronunciation guide --
Introductory essay: Making peace in the language wars --
Modern American usage --
Select glossary --
Timeline of books on usage --
Select bibliography.
Other Titles: Modern American usage
Responsibility: Bryan A. Garner.
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