Any good orgo books?

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  1. Tobtolip

    Tobtolip Member

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    I was just wondering if there were any good books that people used to get through O-Chem? Someone told me that Guidebook to Mechanism in Organic Chemistry
    by Peter Sykes really helped them. Any comments?

    Tob
     
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  3. vixen

    vixen I like members

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    I liked "organic chemistry" by John McMurray...hey I actually liked it enough to search my closet for that book... <img border="0" alt="[Laughy]" title="" src="graemlins/laughy.gif" /> :)
     
  4. Bevo

    Bevo Radiology, R1

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    someone on another post said the ExamKraker books are pretty good. I was thinking of heading to barnes and noble tommorow to check out the orgo and verbal book.
     
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    "good orgo book"...now that's an oxymoron <img border="0" alt="[Laughy]" title="" src="graemlins/laughy.gif" />
     
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    Kaplan's "Organic Edge" has been my lifesaver this semester.
     
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    "Pushing Electrons" by Weeks is a great book... I am only on Ch.3 now, but it is really helping me out...
     
  8. Optimistic

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    My vote is for John Mc Murry.Its great book with great explanations of mechanisms and other concepts.
     
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    My vote is for McMurry, too.
     
  10. Peter Parker

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    Paula Bruice's 'Organic Chemistry' is very colorful and good. In many respects, it's seems like the quintessential college text for pre-meds that should be completed from cover to cover. It's not the easiest, but it is graphics heavy.
    This book was used at Northwestern a few years back with great success, but they have since replaced it with something worse.
     
  11. Elysium

    Elysium Not Really An Old Beaver

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    I like McMurry too. I bought the 4th edition at Half Price Books for $30.
     

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