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APA 7th Edition Citations Guide - Maple Woods

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Books- General Format

Author's Last Name, First Name Initial. (Year). Title of work. Publisher.



Desmond, M. (2016). Evicted: Poverty and profit in the American city. Crown Publishers.


Parenthetical Citation: (Desmond, 2016) 

Narrative Citation:  Desmond (2016)


Note: For more information on formatting the author element for a reference entry, refer to section 9.8 of the APA Style Guide.

For more information on formatting the author element in an in-text citation, refer to Table 8.1 in the APA Style Guide.