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Handbook of Modern Japanese Grammar
Author Yoko M. McClain
Publisher Hokuseido
CategoryGeneral grammar
ISBN4590005700 [COPAC, Webcatplus, Wikipedia]

Review by Ben Bullock

Brief coverage of a very large variety of grammar topics, especially verb endings. Lots of things in the book, but the one-line explanations are not comprehensive enough to really grasp the usage.

This book has been useful several times in looking up things that I couldn't find elsewhere. It also has a list of colloquial contractions quite similar to the one in the AFAQ. There is a lot of useful reference stuff in this book.

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