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Writer's Presence A Pool of Readings

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ISBN-10: 0312672624

ISBN-13: 9780312672621

Edition: 7th 2012

Authors: Donald McQuade, Robert Atwan

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By scouring hundreds of essays in search of the best writing available, the editors ofThe Writer’s Presencehave once again collected teachable readings by great writers, showcasing distinctive voices and clear points of view. The result is a blend of classic pieces by favorites like James Baldwin, Annie Dillard, and Amy Tan, and fresh pieces by rising stars like Dinaw Mengestu, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Azar Nafisi.  Together the selections represent different communities, time periods, levels of difficulty, and fields of study, with topics that intersect in intriguing and nuanced ways, giving students the opportunity to think critically and develop their own voices. Over thirty of the…    
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Book details

List price: $68.99
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 12/28/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 968
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.860
Language: English

Robert Atwan is the series editor of The Best American Essays. He recently edited Divine Inspiration, a volume of world poetry on the Gospels.