Fourth edition. Chicago, Illinois : American Bar Association, Business Law Section, 
xliii, 547 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references (page 515) and index.
The characteristics of optimal contract language -- The front of the contract -- Categories of contract language -- Layout -- The back of the contract -- Defined terms -- Sources of uncertain meaning in contract language -- Reasonable efforts and its variants -- Material and material adverse change -- References to time -- Ambiguity of the part versus the whole -- Syntactic ambiguity -- Selected usages -- Numbers and formulas -- Internal rules of interpretation -- Typography -- Drafting as writing -- Amendments -- Letter agreements