Readings for Writers (AP® Edition)

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Authors : Jo Ray McCuen-Metherell; Anthony C. Winkler


848 Pages  Hardcover 

14th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010

©2013 , Published


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For over 30 years, READINGS FOR WRITERS has been the preeminent rhetorical reader for the freshman composition course. This bestseller continues its tradition of providing comprehensive coverage of the writing and research process, while also offering a wide variety of appealing readings. With more ... more


Within the reader, students will discover more than 100 readings from multiple genres, including poems, newspaper columns, diary entries, formal arguments, student essays, biographies, speeches, and excerpts from books, paragraphs, emails, and short stories.

The authors' unique labeling system--whi... more

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This edition features a streamlined presentation as well as enhanced coverage of critical thinking throughout.

Twelve new professional readings and four new student essays engage students with a range of topics and voices, and many new images help students understand the effects and uses of visual ... more

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