A Pocket Style Manual
Eighth Edition   ©2018

A Pocket Style Manual

Diana Hacker (late of Prince George's Community College) , Nancy Sommers (Harvard University)  

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-05740-3; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-05740-4; Format: Spiral Bound

New step-by-step instruction helps students apply advice in practical ways and transfer skills to writing assignments in any course. Five new how-to pages guide students as they search beyond Google, avoid plagiarism, write better thesis statements, and more.

New advice for revising with feedback equips students with good habits for college writing success.

More help for using summary, paraphrase, and quotation ensures that students are building a solid foundation for working with sources in any college project in any major.

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Updated MLA documentation guidelines give students an overview of recent changes to MLA style, and annotated documentation models help students understand how these changes affect their treatment of specific sources.