A collection of cross-cultural, classic and contemporary essays. This edition features 17 new essays and includes more ethnic and women writers. The work also contains author biographies, sets of discussion questions on content and strategy and suggestions for writing for each selection. It also includes brief chapter introductions, focusing on rhetorical mode and the selections used to illustrate the strategy. This should help students draw connections among selections regarding purpose, strategy and voice. The second edition features more issue-oriented readings, including Anna Quindlen's "Homeless", Jonathan Kozol's "Distancing the Homeless", Stephen Jay Gould's "Sex, Drugs, Disasters and the Extinction of Dinosaurs" and Meg Greenfields's "Why nothing is wrong anymore".
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Santi V. Buscemi is professor of English and chair of the Department of English at Middlesex County College in Edison, New Jersey, where he teaches reading and writing. He received his B.A. from St. Bonaventure University, and completed studies for the doctorate at the University of Tennessee. He is the author of A READER FOR DEVELOPING WRITERS (McGraw-Hill), now in its third edition; AN ESL WORKBOOK (McGraw-Hill); and coauthor with Charlotte Smith of 75 READINGS PLUS (McGraw-Hill). He is also chief author of McGraw-Hill's ALLWRITE!, an interactive computer software program in rhetoric, grammar, and research.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill College, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0070093520
Book Description Mcgraw-Hill College, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2 Sub. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070093520