50 Essays: A Portable Anthology / Edition 3

50 Essays: A Portable Anthology / Edition 3

by Samuel Cohen
ISBN-10:
0312609655
ISBN-13:
9780312609658
Pub. Date:
09/17/2010
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
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50 Essays: A Portable Anthology / Edition 3


50 Essays: A Portable Anthology is the best-selling value-priced reader in the country because its virtues don't stop at the price. The book’s carefully chosen selections include both classic essays and high-interest, high-quality contemporary readings to truly engage students. The editorial apparatus is flexible and unobtrusive enough to support a variety of approaches to teaching composition. In its fifth edition, 50 Essays continues to help students acquire the critical thinking and academic writing skills they need to succeed, without making a dent in their wallets.

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ISBN-13: 9780312609658
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date: 09/17/2010
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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50 Essays: A Portable Anthology directly addresses students' and instructors' concerns that composition readers are too expensive and too large. With a net price of $17.50, less than half the size and price of comparable readers, 50 Essays meets the needs of a wide variety of classrooms. The carefully chosen table of contents presents enough familiarity to reassure instructors, enough novelty to keep things interesting, and enough variety to accommodate many different teaching needs. The editorial apparatus has been designed to support that variety of needs without being intrusive. In its second edition, 50 Essays continues to offer selections that instructors love to teach, with even more flexibility and more support for academic writing.

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