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Handbook of technical writing

Author: Gerald J Alred; Charles T Brusaw; Walter E Oliu
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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"This resource - alphabetically arranged for quick reference - provides guidance on the writing process, in-depth treatment of grammar and usage, abundant real-world examples of technical writing, and up-to-date coverage of technology. The Handbook features more than 500 alphabetically arranged entries covering effective print, oral, and electronic communication in government, science, and industry and offers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald J Alred; Charles T Brusaw; Walter E Oliu
ISBN: 0312309236 9780312309237 0312393237 9780312393236
OCLC Number: 51180395
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvi, 645 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Five Steps to Successful Writing xi --
Checklist of the Writing Process xix.
Responsibility: Gerald J. Alred, Charles T. Brusaw, Walter E. Oliu.
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