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A Basic Reader for College Writers

by Janet M. Goldstein Christopher G. Hayes David I. Daniels

Although this is designed to be a textbook, many readers will enjoy the essays, which are written by a range of authors that includes Jane Brody, John Kellmayer, Ben Fong-Torres, and Mary E. Mebane. The topics of these thirty-two essays cover throwing away food, overcoming alcoholism, learning from Japanese prisons, and baseball.

English Brushup (Sixth Edition)

by Janet M. Goldstein John Langan

English Brushup 6e offers a brief and inexpensive guide to the grammar, punctuation, and usage skills that students need most. It offers a combination of features not found in other texts. Its focus is on important skills, self-teaching approach, reasonable size, and outstanding instructor's supplements.

Groundwork for a Better Vocabulary

by Janet M. Goldstein Beth Johnson

Building a better vocabulary will help you gain confidence in reading, writing, speaking and thinking. This textbook is particularly useful for people learning English as a second language.

Voices and Values: A Reader For Writers

by Janet M. Goldstein Beth Johnson

Voices and Values is suitable for reading and/or writing classes, the book provides a series of forty lively and thought-provoking essays that will compel student attention.

Voices and Values: A Reader for Writers (2nd Edition)

by Janet M. Goldstein John Langan

The book provides a series of forty lively and thought-provoking essays.Each selection is accompanied by a set of activities to help students read, understand, and write about the essay.

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