This text is designed for developmental writing courses that focus on paragraph writing skills in preparation for essay writing. It features clear explanations and a range of motivating activities and writing assignments that effectively reinforce the keys to effective writing.
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John Langan has taught reading and writing at Atlantic Community College near Atlantic City, New Jersey, for over twenty years. The author of a popular series of college textbook on both reading and writing, he enjoys the challenge of developinging materials that teach skills in an especially clear and lively way. Before teaching, he earned advanced degrees in writing at Rutgers University and in reading at Glassboro State Collee. He also spent a year writing fiction.
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