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ISBN-10 0321844114ISBN-13 9780321844118
ISBN-10 0205901840ISBN-13 9780205901845
Author(s): Laurie G. Kirszner; Stephen R. Mandell
Publisher: Longman
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 608

For English Composition courses.

Characterized by breadth and balance, this top-selling thematic reader offers important voices that meet Kirszner and Mandell's exacting standards for teachability in the classroom.

This top-selling broad thematic reader offers 116 classic and contemporary selections addressing both current issues and the relevant ideas that frame them.  Focused apparatus for reading and writing leads students to critical insights and opportunities to add their voices to the public conversations on the important issues of our day.  In addition, "Focus" units of readings on specific topics related to the broad themes encourage critical thinking and writing from sources.   Features 104 works of non-fiction prose, nine poems, and three pieces of short fiction.