access the textbook online
Chapters 1 and 2 on the publisher's website
Chapter 1 of the textbook is available for free, online, from
the publisher (and will probably be accessible that way forever).
Just go here:
The rest of the book can be
previewed to the extent of 50 page views; you can use those 50
for any pages in the book. You will probably want to use them
to access the 40 or so pages in Chapter 2. To access those 50
page views, go here:
(Maximum 50 page views)
You may have to sign up for a
(free) CourseSmart account, and it seems that you can only do
this for one book (lifetime).
After you use up your 50 page views, you will be able to view
every page in the textbook online, but only the top couple of
inches of each page.
Do you like
reading on the computer? Most students don't. But if you do,
then you can save money by buying online eBook access rights
from the publisheróclick here, then click "Add to
This is less expensive than any printed copy. As of January 2014,
prices were as follows:
- eTextbook digital rental: $33.75
- Softcover (new) from publisher: $75.00
- Softcover (new) from Amazon.com:
- Previous edition, used, from Amazon
Marketplace sellers: $35 - $50 (varies)
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This page revised on 01/23/14.