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MindTap® English, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Scarry/Scarry's The Writer's Workplace with Readings: Building College Writing Skills, 8th Edition

  • Sandra Scarry Formerly with the Office of Academic Affairs, City University of New York
  • John Scarry Hostos Community College, City University of New York
  • ISBN-10: 1285514122  |  ISBN-13: 9781285514123
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $122.00
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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1285516044 | ISBN-13: 9781285516042

    List Price = $122.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $91.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Sandra Scarry

Sandra Scarry is the former Academic Coordinator of the COPE program (College Opportunity to Prepare for Employment) at The City University of New York. She came to that position after many years of classroom teaching in English and ESOL. She has published numerous textbooks in the areas of grammar and writing.

John Scarry

John Scarry holds a Ph.D. from New York University and was the senior professor in the English Department of Hostos Community College, The City University of New York. He has been publishing writing textbooks for thirty-five years and his scholarly articles have appeared in many journals here and abroad.