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      The Academic Writer - Lisa Ede
      Call Number: PE1404.E34 2008
      ISBN: 031245192X
      Publication Date: 2007-12-27

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      The College Student's Guide to Writing a Great Research Paper - Atlantic Publishing Group; Erika Eby
      Call Number: PE1408.E296 2012
      ISBN: 9781601386052
      Publication Date: 2011-09-30

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      College Writing Skills with Readings - John Langan
      Call Number: PE1408.L3178 2008
      ISBN: 9780073384085
      Publication Date: 2007-07-23

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      Instructor's Annotated Edition for Successful College Writing - Kathleen T. McWhorter
      Call Number: PE1408.M397 2009
      ISBN: 031247654X
      Publication Date: 2009-01-12

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      Perspectives on Contemporary Issues - Katherine Anne Ackley
      Call Number: PE1417.P459 2009
      ISBN: 9781413033977
      Publication Date: 2008-03-17

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      They Say - I Say - Cathy Birkenstein; Gerald Graff; Graff
      Call Number: PE1431.G73 2010
      ISBN: 9780393933611
      Publication Date: 2009-12-22

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      Everything's an Argument - Andrea A. Lunsford; John J. Ruszkiewicz
      Call Number: PE1431.L86 2010
      ISBN: 9780312538620
      Publication Date: 2009-12-23

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      Perspectives on Argument - Nancy V. Wood
      Call Number: PE1431.W66 2003
      ISBN: 0131823744
      Publication Date: 2003-07-10

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