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Mother Teresa: A Complete Authorized Biography
Kathryn Spink
0062515535
September 1998
Paperback
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Book Review
For years Mother Teresa has appeared at the top of every list of the world's most influential women, in company with Diana, Princess of Wales, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Different in almost every respect from those famous women, she did share one important quality: she was a star. In Mother Teresa, biographer Kathryn Spink goes beyond her subject's public persona to examine the life of a modern-day saint. In the course of tracing Mother Teresa's life--from her birth in Albania to her years in Ireland and then India with the Loreto Sisters to the founding of her own order, the Missionaries of Charity--Spink explores the ramifications of her subject's life and work on the lives of those she labored for and with. Mother Teresa's frail appearance belied the steely will and public-relations savvy she brought to the task of...


Spelling the Easy Way
Joseph E. Mersand
0812091434
January 1996
Paperback
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Book Description
Here's a book that tells students why they misspell--and how to improve. Includes a 10,000-word ready reference list, help for Spanish-speaking students, tips on hyphens, apostrophes, capitalization and abbreviations, and lists of those troublesome words that stump almost everybody! Includes seven achievement tests, complete answer keys.

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Discusses the importance of good spelling, explaining the general rules of English spelling, and examines some troublesome spelling problems.


All Things Slip Away
Kathryn Meyer Griffith
0803497598
February 2006
Hardcover
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Scraps of Paper
Kathryn Meyer Griffith
0803496192
October 2003
Hardcover
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Spelling the Easy Way
Joseph Mersand
0764134108
April 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Even in today’s era of computer spell checking, it’s important for everybody to know how to spell words correctly. For those of us who speak and write in English—with its countless exceptions to spelling rules—that’s easier said than done. This book will help students, businesspeople, and everybody else master the art of spelling. The authors examine reasons why we misspell, then offer tips for improvement. Their methods include learning basic spelling rules, developing memory devices, and acquiring the habit of using a good dictionary. The authors explain homonyms and homophones, provide lists of frequently misspelled words, and present hundreds of quick-check exercises designed to improve every reader’s spelling.

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