This bestseller helps readers master basic skills with its clear and easy-to-follow presentation of key concepts. It focuses on the important ideas of organic chemistry and backs them up with illustrations and challenging problems. The authors' acclaimed writing style makes this thorny subject easy to grasp and comprehend. The new edition brings the book to the forefront of the latest research developments. The book includes the "Organic View CD", a browser-based study tool with animated 3D graphics, Drill/Review sections, and Practice Tests; and "The Chemistry of..." boxes throughout highlight biological and other real-world chemistry. This edition is completely up-to-date with the latest developments in the field.