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MLA Citation Style, 9th Edition

This guide will assist you in formatting your in-text and Works Cited citations in MLA, 9th Edition, format.

Books - General Format

The general citation format for a book with one author is as follows:

Author's Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. Publisher, Year.

Example:

Garcia Marquez, Gabriel. Love in the Time of Cholera. Vintage, 1988.