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75 Readings Plus is a version of the best-selling 75 Readings that supplies additional guidance for student readers. This text is rhetorically arranged and collects the most popular essays for first-year writing. The readings represent a wide variety of authors, disciplines, issues, and interests, and, at an affordable price, 75 Readings Plus is an excellent value for students.

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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 Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: * indicates new to the Ninth Edition. Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1 NARRATION 1 George Orwell:Shooting an Elephant Langston Hughes:Salvation Maya Angelou:Grandmother's Victory Malcolm X:Coming to an Awareness of Language Martin Gansberg:Thirty-eight Who Saw Murder Didn't Call the Police *Barbara Tuchman:The Plague Chapter 2 DESCRIPTION James Baldwin:Fifth Avenue, Uptown E.B. White:Once More to the Lake Joan Didion:Marrying Absurd Judith Ortiz Cofer:A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood F. Scott Momaday:Revisiting Sacred Ground Michael Byers:Monuments to Our Better Nature Chapter 3 PROCESS ANALYSIS Diane Ackerman:Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall Richard Marius:Writing Drafts John (Fire) Lame Deer and Richard Erdoes:Alone on the Hilltop Edward Abbey:The Serpents of Paradise *Gretel Ehrlich:Chronicles of Ice Chapter 4 DEFINITION Susan Sontag:Women's Beauty: Put Down or Power Source? Jo Goodwin Parker:What Is Poverty? Ellen Goodman:The Company Man Gloria Naylor:Meanings of a Word Joe Epstein:The Green-Eyed Monster *Dagoberto Gilb:Pride Chapter 5 CLASSIFICATION AND DIVISION Gail Sheehy:Predictable Crises of Adulthood Kesaya E. Noda:Growing Up Asian in America Judith Viorst:The Truth about Lying William Lutz:Doublespeak Jonathan Lethem:9 Failures of the Imagination *Luc Sante:What Secrets Tell Chapter 6 COMPARISON AND CONTRAST Bruce Catton:Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts Deborah Tannen:Talk in the Intimate Relationship: His and Hers Mark Twain:Two Views of the Mississippi Scott Russell Sanders:The Men We Carry in Our Minds Suzanne Britt:Neat People vs. Sloppy People Bharati Mukherjee:Two Ways to Belong in America *Henry Blodget:China's Biggest Gamble: Can It Have Capatilism Without Democracy? A Prediction Chapter 7 EXAMPLE AND ILLUSTRATION Robertson Davies:A Few Kind Words for Superstition Edward T. Hall:The Anthropology of Manners Brent Staples:Black Men and Public Space William Zinsser:Clutter Bailey White:Forbidden Things John McPhee:Silk Parachute *Richard Wiseman:The Search for the World's Funniest Joke Chapter 8 CAUSE AND EFFECT Shelby Steele:White Guilt Barbara Dafoe Whitehead:Where Have All the Parents Gone? Philip Meyer:If Hitler Asked You to Electrocute a Stranger, Would You? Probably K. C. Cole:The Arrow of Time Paul Salopek:Shattered Sudan David Ewing Duncan:DNA as Destiny *Susan Casey:Our Oceans Are Turning into Plastic . . .Are We? Chapter 9 ANALOGY Plato:The Myth of the Cave Alice Walker:Am I Blue? Horace Miner:Body Ritual Among the Nacirema Loren Eiseley:The Cosmic Prison Annie Dillard:Living Like Weasels Chapter 10 ARGUMENT AND PERSUASION ARGUMENT Economics and Social Responsibility Barbara Ehrenreich:A Step Back to the Workhouse? Garrett Hardin:Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping the Poor Jonathan Kozol:The Details of Life Free Speech Nat Hentoff:Should This Student Have Been Expelled? Alan M. Dershowitz:Shouting "Fire!" Global Warming *Andrew C Revkin:Global Warming Is Eroding Glacial Ice *Philip Stott:Global Warming Is Not a Threat to Polar Ice PERSUASION Jonathan Swift:A Modest Proposal Martin Luther King, Jr.:I Have a Dream Richard Rodriguez:Bilingual Education: Outdated and Unrealistic Naomi Shahib Nye:To Any Would-Be Terrorists Judy Brady:Why I Want a Wife Medicine Grizzlybear Lake:An Indian Father's Plea Chapter 11 MIXED STRATEGIES Stephen J. Gould:Sex, Drugs, Disasters, and the Extinction of Dinosaurs Amy Tan:Mother Tongue Lars Eighner:On Dumpster Diving Andrew Sullivan:This Is a Religious War Sandra Cisneros:Only Daughter Ian Frazier:Coyote vs. Acme Frank Bures:Test Day. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_007729257X

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