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AUTHORS: Sprague/Stuart - ©2009
CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE SPEAKER’S COMPACT HANDBOOK, Second Edition, is a concise reference for the introductory public speaking course. An excellent value and useful to students in any major, this brief handbook features examples, photographs, activities, and other learning tools students can use on their journey to becoming effective public speakers. The spiral-bound format and flexible standalone chapters allow students to access the topics they need to create great speeches easily, while Key Points and Checklists help them stay on track. Online interactive tools like Speech Builder Express™ 3.0 and InfoTrac® College Edition help students further develop their public speaking skills for class--and well beyond.