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Showing of 17 reviews. It depends on the book. Megan rated it did not like it May 15, The average reader will spend 5 hours and 29 minutes reading Adios, Strunk and White: This book definitely opened my eyes to all sorts of options when it comes to creating paragraphs.


Adios, Strunk and White: Before teaching at Orange Coast College, she was a writing consultant and business correspondent. Gary Hoffman studied architecture at University of California Berkeley before studying English and art at the University of California Los Angeles where he received his Master of Arts, then completed post-graduate work and taught English at the University of Southern California.

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It’s interesting; it just didn’t thrill me. The guide explains concepts with verve and humor, and encourages writers to develop a distinctive voice, showing how to merge style with critical thinking, logic, and research.

Adios, Strunk and White: If you’re a writer you’ll love this book. Ariza Zubia rated it it was amazing Nov 11, In other words, this is a book that only a small, alternative press could publish, a book secretly praised by large publishing house editors who would have to pass by ADIOS to publish non-offensive, committee-voiced textbooks, reference trade books by establishment columnists, or feel-good, ego-salve books.

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