Title: THE NORTON READER: Graduation; A Victim; On ...
Publisher: W. W. Norton and Company, New York
Publication Date: 1995
Illustrator: Romare Bearden;
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: Ninth Edition
(xxvi) 799 pp. Trade papeback format. Second printing of the shorter ninth edition. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The front cover features Eden Midnight by Romare Bearden, courtesy of the Bearden Estate. This anthology contains: Graduation by Maya Angelou; A Victim by Bruno Bettelheim; On Dumpster Diving by Lars Eighner; On Being a Cripple by Nancy Mairs; Beauty: When the Other Dancer is the Self by Alice Walker; Memories of Christmas by Dylan Thomas; On Going Home by Joan Didion; The Brown Wasps by Loren Eiseley; Once More to the Lake by E. B. White; My Father: Leslie Stephen by Virginia Woolf; Under the Influence by Scott Russell Sanders; Terwilliger Bunts One by Annie Dillard; For My American Family by June Jordan; More Room by Judith Ortiz Cofer; True North by Margaret Atwood; The Way to Rainy Mountain by N. Scott Momaday; The Temple of Hygiene by Charlotte Gray; Thinking as a Hobby by William Golding; The Eureka Phenomenon by Isaac Asimov; Looking at Women by Scott Russell Sanders; Between the Sexes the Great Divide by Anna Quindlen; Gun Crazy by Dorothy Allison; Sexual Culture by Edmund White; Teh Long Habit by Lewis Thomas; On the Fear of Death by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross; Our Allotted Lifetimes by Stephen Jay Gould; Leaving Taking by Rita Moir; Is America Falling Apart by Anthony Burgess; Parental Guidance Suggested by Elizabeth Wurtzel; Hunger by Maggie Helwig; Kill' em Crush 'em Eat 'em Raw by John McMurtry; Modern Life Battle: Conquering Clutter by Ada Louise Huxtable; In Harness: The Male Condition by Herb Goldberg; Motherhood: Who Needs It by Betty Rollin; The Good New Is: These Are Not the Best Years of Your Life by Gloria Steinem; Black Men and Public Space by Brent Staples; Their Malcolm My Problem by Gerald Early; A Swimming Lesson by Jewelle Gomez; How Teachers Make Children Hate Reading by John Holt; By Any Other Name by Santha Rama Rau; America Skips School by Benjamin R. Barber; University Days by James Thurber; College Pressures by William Zinsser; Taking Women Students Seriously by Adrienne Rich; Politics Pedagogy and Gender by Jill K. Conway; Boring from Within: TheARt of the Freshman Essay by Wayne C. Booth; Mommy What Does Nigger Mean by Gloria Naylor; Tongue Tied by Maxine Hong Kingston; Aria by Richard Rodrguez; Who's in Charge of the English Language by Casey Miller and Kate Swift; Conversational Styles by Deborah Tannen; Notes on Punctuation by Lewis Thomas; Politics and the English Language by George Orwell; Of Youth and Age by Francis Bacon; No Man Is an Island by John Donne; On the Want of Money by William Hazlitt; The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln; A Farewell to Arms - excerpt by Ernest Hemingway; The the Novelist Gives Us by Virginia Woolf; Nobel Prize Award Speech by William Faulkner; Coming Home by Wallace Stegner; The Ugly Tourist by Jamaica Kincaid; Spring by Gretel Ehrlich; The Serpents of Paradise by Edward Abbey; Very Like a Whale by Robert Finch; The Spider and the Wasp by Alexander Petrunkevitch; The Abstractions of Beasts by Carl Sagan; Letter to President Pierce - 1855 by Chief Seattle; Thinking Like a Mountain by Aldo Leopold; The Clan of One-Breasted Women by Terry Tempest Williams; Advice to Youth by Samuel L. Clemens - Mark Twain; Whatq You See is the Real You by Willard Gaylin; A Crime of Compassion by Barbara Huttmann; The Case for Torture by Michael Levin; The Case for Animal Rights by Tom Regan; We Do Abortions Here: A Nurse's Story by Sallie Tisdale; The Terrifying Normalcy of AIDS by Stephen Jay Gould; Thank God for the Atom Bomb by Paul Fussell; The Battle of the Ants by Henry David Thoreau; This is the End of the World: The Black Death by Barbara Tuchman; Address by Chief Seattle; From Realism to Virtual Reality: Images of America's Wars by H. Bruce Franklin; Denmark and the Jews by Hannah Arendt; The Tyranny of the Clock by George Woodcock; Rewriting Amercan History by Frances FitzGerald; Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell; Bookseller Inventory # 182161
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