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Digging In Literature for Developing Writers

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ISBN-10: 0130493880

ISBN-13: 9780130493880

Edition: 2004

Authors: Albert J. Garcia

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For Writing courses. Digging In provides developmental composition students with enjoyable, accessible poems, short stories and essays to help them develop their reading and writing skills. The text features Before Reading prompts to start students thinking about the topics and To Understand and To Write questions which follow the selections, as well as lists of Ideas for Writing that address the general theme of the chapter.
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Book details

List price: $115.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 9/16/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

(Note:Each chapter concludes with an Ideas for Writing list.)
Reading Literature: A Brief Introduction
Family History
Birthday Poem
A Photo of Immigrants, 1903
Picture Bride
My Father's Song
Not Skin Deep—Heart Deep
Driving Lessons
Catfish in the Bathtub
Growing Up/Growing Old
My Oedipus Complex
A Song in the Front Yard
Death of the Right Fielder
Rite of Passage
The Chase
Junk Mail
The Woman Who Makes Swell Doughnuts
Henry Manley, Living Alone, Keeps Time
Learning and Teaching
You Go to School to Learn
Yuba City School
The Sanctuary of School
Lynda Barry
Office Hour
The Struggle to Be an American Girl
Miss Hicks
Advice I Wish Someone Had Given Me
The Lesson
The Emotional Side
Marks,Linda Pastan
Homage to My Hips
Daddy Tucked the Blanket
Leslie in California
Paper Pills
Winter Love
It's Over
Two on Two
Work and Dreams
What Work Is
The Witness
The Case Against Chores
The Circuit
Cannery Town in August
The Fisherwoman
$100 and Nothing!
The Men We Carry in Our Minds
To Work
Say Yes
The Eye of the Beholder
The Immigrants
Mother Tongue
The Swimming Pool
Richard Cory
Traveling Through the Dark
Popular Mechanics
Author and Title Index