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75 Readings Plus

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ISBN-10: 0077426444

ISBN-13: 9780077426446

Edition: 10th 2013

Authors: Santi V. Buscemi, Charlotte Smith

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75 Readings Plusis a version of the best-selling75 Readingsthat supplies additional guidance for student readers.75 Readings Plusintroduces students to a range of classic and contemporary essays. The text also exposes them to a variety of rhetorical strategies, writing styles, themes, and topics. At the same time, it retains maximum flexibility for the instructor. These essays provide good structural models for rhetorical techniques and raise complex questions about current and enduring issues.
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Book details

List price: $93.33
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 1/23/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

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.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Narration
Shooting an Elephant
Salvation
Grandmother's Victory
Coming to an Awareness of Language
37 Who Saw Murder Didn't Call the Police
The Plague
Description
Fifth Avenue, Uptown
Once More to the Lake
Marrying Absurd
A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood
Monuments to Our Better Nature
Beneath My House
Process Analysis
Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall
Writing Drafts
Alone on the Hilltop
Chronicles of Ice
Desperation Writing
Definition
What Is Poverty?
The Company Man
Meanings of a Word
The Green-Eyed Monster: Envy Is Nothing to Be Jealous Of
Pride
"Blaxicans" and Other Reinvented Americans
Division and Classification
Predictable Crises of Adulthood
Growing Up Asian in America
The Truth about Lying
Doublespeak
What Secrets Tell
The 12 Most Annoying Types of Facebookers
Comparison and Contrast
Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts
Two Views of the Mississippi
The Men We Carry in Our Minds Suzanne Britt: Neat People vs. Sloppy People
Two Ways to Belong in America
China's Biggest Gamble: Can It Have Capitalism without Democracy? A Prediction
Like Mexicans
Example and Illustration
A Few Kind Words for Superstition
Black Men and Public Space
Clutter
Forbidden Things
Silk Parachute
The Search for the World's Funniest Joke
Family Ghosts
Cause and Effect
White Guilt
Wher�e Have All the Parents Gone?
If Hitler Asked You to Electrocute a Stranger, Would You? Probably
The Arrow of Time
Shattered Sudan
Our Oceans Are Turning into Plastic ... Are We?
The Value and Price of Food
Analogy
Plato: The Myth of the Cave
Body Ritual among the Nacirema
The Cosmic Prison
Living Like Weasels
Extreme Reading
Argument and Persuasion
Argument
Texting
Tapping into Text Messaging
Texting in Class Is Rampant
Free Speech
Should This Student Have Been Expelled?
Shouting "Fire!"
Global Warming
Global Warming Is Eroding Glacial Ice
Cold Comfort for 'Global Warming'
Persuasion
A Modest Proposal
I Have a Dream
To Any Would-Be Terrorists
Why I Want a Wife
An Indian Father's Plea
Let Them Eat Dog
On Liberty
Mixed Strategies
Sex, Drugs, Disasters, and the Extinction of Dinosaurs
Mother Tongue
On Dumpster Diving
Only Daughter
Coyote v. Acme
Test Day
Superman and Me
Index