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Baker, Sheridan. The Practical Stylist.
Buckley, Joanne. Fit to Print: A Canadian Student's Guide to Essay Writing.
Hacker, Diana. A Canadian Writer's Reference.
Northey, Margot. Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Writing and Style.
Northey, Margot and Margaret Procter. Writer's Choice: A Portable Guide for Canadian Writers.
Troyka, Lynn. Simon & Schuster Handbook for Writers.