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I need to cite a book that is made by several authors. Which author do I chose? Also I know I'm suppose to do

Last name, First Name, et. al.

were there are many authors which author do I chose? Also if I wanted to cite this author how do I do it

J. Jorge Klor de Alva, J.D. and Ph.D.

not exactly sure what to do sense he's not English and he has degrees as part of his name what do I do about those? Can you show me how to use that author and which author I choose to use when I have several

  • English (MLA format) -

    Here's a good place for information on citing in MLA format:
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    Hold your cursor over the words CITING SOURCES in the left column and then click on whatever type of source you need help with. Many examples will show up. You will get two examples for each type of reference – one for the Works Cited page and one for the parenthetical (in-text) citation.

    You can also see what a Works Cited page looks like – click on Sample Works Cited in the left column.

    Hold on a minute, and I'll look for specifics on your question. Meantime, you should wander around this site.

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    How many authors? 2 or 3? 4 or more?

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