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When Words Collide (Wadsworth Series in Mass Communication and Journalism)
Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald

Cengage Learning, 2011

Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is praised by students for its straightforward and clear-almost conversational-presentation of grammar. This versatile grammar and usage handbook will work for you as a beginning student and as you continue as a media writer. It provides concise, clear explanations and examples, as well as quick and accurate answers to grammar or usage questions. The unique 'from writer to writer' perspective guides you ...
  
  











  



  
Stubborn Twig: Three Generations in the Life of a Japanese American Family (Oregon Reads)
Lauren Kessler

Oregon State University Press, 2008

Stubborn Twig is a classic American story, a story of immigrants making their way in a new land. It is a living work of social history that rings with the power of truth and the drama of fiction, a moving saga about the challenges of becoming an American. Masuo Yasui traveled from Japan across the other Oregon Trail—the one that spanned the Pacific Ocean—in 1903. Like most immigrants, he came with big dreams and empty pockets. Working on the ...
  
  











  



  
The Dissident Press: Alternative Journalism in American History (Commtext Series)
Lauren Kessler

SAGE Publications, Inc, 1984

Kessler challenges the idea that the worlds of media and journalism have ever conformed to a 'free marketplace' image. This present volume investigates a handful of the many fringe groups who, denied access to the mainstream, started marketplaces of their own. Journalistic efforts in six groups are explored: Black Americans; utopians and communitarians; feminists; non-English speaking immigrants; populists, anarchists, socialists, communists; ...
  
  











  



  
When Words Collide: A Media Writer's Guide to Grammar and Style (Wadsworth Series in Mass Communication and ...
Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald

Cengage Learning, 2007

Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is praised by students for its straightforward and clear-almost conversational-presentation of grammar. This versatile grammar and usage handbook will work for you as a beginning student and as you continue as a media writer. It provides concise, clear explanations and examples, as well as quick and accurate answers to grammar or usage questions. The unique 'from writer to writer' perspective guides you ...
  
  











  



  
Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer's: One Daughter's Hopeful Story
Lauren Kessler

Penguin Books, 2008

Previously published in HC as Dancing With Rose One journalist?s riveting?and surprisingly hopeful? in-the-trenches view of Alzheimer?s Nearly five million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer?s. Like many children of Alzheimer?s sufferers, Lauren Kessler, an accomplished journalist, was devastated by the disease that seemed to erase her mother?s identity even before claiming her life. But suppose people with Alzheimer?s ...
  
  











  



  
Counterclockwise: My Year of Hypnoisis, Hormones, and Other Adventures in the World of Anti-Aging
Lauren Kessler

Rodale Books, 2014

At this moment, one in three Americans is entering midlife, and many are wondering, "How did I get to be this old?" Plenty will turn to miracle creams, injections, fillers, and surgery to reverse the hands of time, but Kessler investigates the largely unexplored side of anti-aging: what it takes to be younger, not just look younger. Guided by an open but pleasantly skeptical mind, a thirst for adventure, and a sense of humor, she investigates ...
  
  











  



  
My Teenage Werewolf: A Mother, a Daughter, a Journey Through the Thicket of Adolescence
Lauren Kessler

Viking Adult, 2010

A veteran journalist navigates the mother-daughter relationship at its most crucial moment With the eye of a reporter, the curiosity of an anthropologist, and the open (and sometimes wounded) heart of a mother, award-winning author Lauren Kessler embeds herself in her about-to-be-teenage daughter's life. In seventh- and eighth-grade classrooms, at home, online, at the mall, and at summer camp, Kessler observes, investigates, chronicles- and ...
  
  











  



  
Cengage Advantage Books: When Words Collide (with Student Workbook) (Wadsworth Series in Mass Communication ...
Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald

Cengage Learning, 2011

Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is praised by students for its straightforward and clear-almost conversational-presentation of grammar. This versatile grammar and usage handbook will work for you as a beginning student and as you continue as a media writer. It provides concise, clear explanations and examples, as well as quick and accurate answers to grammar or usage questions. The unique 'from writer to writer' perspective guides you ...
  
  











  



  
The Happy Bottom Riding Club: The Life and Times of Pancho Barnes
Lauren Kessler

Random House, 2000

Pancho Barnes was a force of nature, a woman who lived a big, messy, colorful, unconventional life. She ran through three fortunes, four husbands, and countless lovers. She outflew Amelia Earhart, outsmarted Howard Hughes, outdrank the Mexican Army, and out- maneuvered the U.S. government. In The Happy Bottom Riding Club , award-winning author Lauren Kessler tells the story of a high-spirited, headstrong woman who was proud of her successes, ...
  
  











  



  
Counterclockwise: My Year of Hypnosis, Hormones, Dark Chocolate, and Other Adventures in the World of ...
Lauren Kessler

Rodale Books, 2013

In this age of lunchtime lifts, wrinkle-erasing injections, furrow fillers, and lip plumpers, there’s no question that anyone who aims to look younger easily can. But Lauren Kessler wants something more than to follow the cosmetic path to youthfulness. She wants to live with energy, stamina, vitality, resilience, and health for a very, very long time. Her goal: to reverse her biological age from the inside out. Guided by both intense ...
  
  











  



  
Stubborn Twig: Three Generations in the Life of a Japanese American Family (Oregon Reads) [Paperback]
Lauren Kessler (Author), 2008
  
  











  



  
When Words Collide: A Media Writer's Guide to Grammar and Style
Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald

Wadsworth Pub Co, 1999

WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is the most versatile grammar and usage handbook for beginning and continuing media writers. As a main text, the book is praised for its straightforward, clear treatment of grammar, offered in a lighthearted, almost conversational tone. As a handbook, the text serves as a reference tool for students throughout their writing careers. It provides concise and clear explanations and examples, and is a great source for a quick and ...
  
  











  



  
When Words Collide
Lauren / McDonald, Duncan Kessler

Wadsworth Pub Co 2011-01-01, 2011

Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is praised by students and professors alike for its straightforward and clear-almost conversational-presentation of grammar. This versatile grammar and usage handbook works for both beginning and continuing media writers, providing concise, clear explanations and examples, as well as quick and accurate answers to grammar or usage questions. The unique 'from writer to writer' perspective engages students ...
  
  











  



  
Dancing with Rose: Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer's [DANCING W/ROSE]
Lauren Kessler

Viking Adult, 2006
  
  











  



  
Clever Girl: Elizabeth Bentley, the Spy Who Ushered in the McCarthy Era
Lauren Kessler

Harper, 2003

Communists vilified her as a raging neurotic. Leftists dismissed her as a confused idealist. Her family pitied her as an exploited lover. Some said she was a traitor, a stooge, a mercenary, and a grandstander. To others she was a true American heroine -- fearless, principled, bold, and resolute. Congressional committees loved her. The FBI hailed her as an avenging angel. The Catholics embraced her. But the fact is, more than a half century after ...
  
  











  



  
When Words Collide
Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald

Cengage Learning, 2015

Renowned for its clear presentation of grammar, Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE, 9e equips you with the tips and tools you need to succeed in today's dynamic, cross-platform, multi-media writing environment. This versatile grammar and usage handbook provides an excellent resource for learners and seasoned media writers alike. With its simplified rules, the book appeals to writers from a variety of backgrounds. It combines ...
  
  











  



  
Grmr 4 Wrtrs
Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald, ...

Cengage Learning, 2012

Book by Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald, Penelope Choy, Dorothy Goldbart Clark
  
  











  



  
Full-Court Press: Season Life Winning Basketball Team Women Who Made it Happen
Lauren Kessler

Plume, 1998

Judy Runge, a young and ambitious basketball coach, arrived at the University of Oregon in 1993 and discovered a team--the Oregon Ducks--demoralized by its worst season in almost two decades and ignored and underfunded in a male-dominated athletic department. Fighting a legal battle with the administration for equal funding and support, Runge taught the players the importance of self-esteem and commitment, instilling in them a thirst for ...
  
  











  



  
The Happy Bottom Riding Club: The Life and Times of Pancho Barnes by Lauren Kessler
by Lauren Kessler

by Lauren Kessler, 2009
  
  











  



  
Staying Young: The Whole Truth About Aging and What You Can Do to Slow Its Progress
Thomas Hager, Lauren Kessler

Facts on File, 1988

Based on the latest medical information, this book explores how all parts of the body are affected by the aging process and provides practical advice on ho w you can minimize those affects.
  
  











  








   



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