skip to content
The writer's selections : shaping our lives Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The writer's selections : shaping our lives

Author: Kathleen T McWhorter
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
[TofC cont.] A case of "severe bias" / P. Raybon; Promoting lotteries, is it right to encourage gambling / W.M. Pride and O.C. Ferrell; The couch potato / J. Alatorre -- Conventions that shape our lives: Getups / M. Angelou; Kwanzaa / E.V. Copage; I'm OK, You're a bit odd / P. Chance; The call of the wild / J. MacClancy; Touching / R. Axtell; Fashions, fads, and crazes / A. Thio; Generation gap / T. Mason --  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Problems, exercises, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen T McWhorter
ISBN: 0395728215 9780395728215
OCLC Number: 36904276
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 262 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Decisions that shape our lives: The chosen one / L. Cunningham; Don't move. Improve / P. Breslin; If I had my life to live over / N. Stair; A decision that changed my life / L. McCallister; Christopher Keiser, in-line skating instructor / E. Zicklin; Euthanasia, a moral dilemma / S. Kassin; The gift of sacrifice / B. Matute --
Others who shape our lives: The promised land / B. Cosby; Bessie / Sarah and E. Delany; Poppa and the spruce tree / M. Cuomo; Food from the hood / L. Sloan; Is a hero really nothing but a sandwich / T. Tollefson; Bill Gates, computer wizard / M. Schaller, V. Scharff and R.D. Schulzinger; An unforgettable teacher / M. Lawson --
Cultures that shape our lives: Black and Latino / R. Santiago; Fifth Chinese daughter / J.S. Wong; Through Tewa eyes / A. Ortiz; Dumpster diving / L. Eighner; Silenced voices, deaf cultures and "hearing" families / R. Appelbaum and W.J. Chambliss --
Events that shape our lives: To Mr. Winslow / I. Frazier --
Media that shape our lives; My first story / P. Gaines; Daytime inquiries / E. Rapping; Advertising, institutionalized lying / D.W. Cross [Cont. in Annot.].
Responsibility: [compiled by] Kathleen McWhorter.

Abstract:

[TofC cont.] A case of "severe bias" / P. Raybon; Promoting lotteries, is it right to encourage gambling / W.M. Pride and O.C. Ferrell; The couch potato / J. Alatorre -- Conventions that shape our lives: Getups / M. Angelou; Kwanzaa / E.V. Copage; I'm OK, You're a bit odd / P. Chance; The call of the wild / J. MacClancy; Touching / R. Axtell; Fashions, fads, and crazes / A. Thio; Generation gap / T. Mason -- Technology that shapes our lives: The seven sustainable wonders of the world / A.T. Durning; Stepping through a computer screen, disabled veterans savor freedom / N.R. Kleinfield; Dr. Dolphin / R. Blow; On a pig and a prayer / C. Gorman; When is a parent a parent / D. Bukatko and M.W. Daehler; A love-hate relationship / S. Jost. [This] is a thematic reader developed to meet the specific needs of beginning writers ... [It] offer[s] brief, accessible, engaging readings and provid[es] structured apparatus that focuses and directs students in order to stimulate writing.-Pref.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36904276> # The writer's selections : shaping our lives
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "36904276" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Boston> ; # Boston
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/720089#Topic/report_writing> ; # Report writing
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1094836> ; # Report writing
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/867915> ; # College readers
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/911581> ; # English language--Rhetoric
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/808.0427/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/720089#Topic/english_language_rhetoric> ; # English language--Rhetoric
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/57909432> ; # Kathleen T. McWhorter
    schema:copyrightYear "1997" ;
    schema:datePublished "1997" ;
    schema:description "[TofC cont.] A case of "severe bias" / P. Raybon; Promoting lotteries, is it right to encourage gambling / W.M. Pride and O.C. Ferrell; The couch potato / J. Alatorre -- Conventions that shape our lives: Getups / M. Angelou; Kwanzaa / E.V. Copage; I'm OK, You're a bit odd / P. Chance; The call of the wild / J. MacClancy; Touching / R. Axtell; Fashions, fads, and crazes / A. Thio; Generation gap / T. Mason -- Technology that shapes our lives: The seven sustainable wonders of the world / A.T. Durning; Stepping through a computer screen, disabled veterans savor freedom / N.R. Kleinfield; Dr. Dolphin / R. Blow; On a pig and a prayer / C. Gorman; When is a parent a parent / D. Bukatko and M.W. Daehler; A love-hate relationship / S. Jost. [This] is a thematic reader developed to meet the specific needs of beginning writers ... [It] offer[s] brief, accessible, engaging readings and provid[es] structured apparatus that focuses and directs students in order to stimulate writing.-Pref."@en ;
    schema:description "Decisions that shape our lives: The chosen one / L. Cunningham; Don't move. Improve / P. Breslin; If I had my life to live over / N. Stair; A decision that changed my life / L. McCallister; Christopher Keiser, in-line skating instructor / E. Zicklin; Euthanasia, a moral dilemma / S. Kassin; The gift of sacrifice / B. Matute -- Others who shape our lives: The promised land / B. Cosby; Bessie / Sarah and E. Delany; Poppa and the spruce tree / M. Cuomo; Food from the hood / L. Sloan; Is a hero really nothing but a sandwich / T. Tollefson; Bill Gates, computer wizard / M. Schaller, V. Scharff and R.D. Schulzinger; An unforgettable teacher / M. Lawson -- Cultures that shape our lives: Black and Latino / R. Santiago; Fifth Chinese daughter / J.S. Wong; Through Tewa eyes / A. Ortiz; Dumpster diving / L. Eighner; Silenced voices, deaf cultures and "hearing" families / R. Appelbaum and W.J. Chambliss -- Events that shape our lives: To Mr. Winslow / I. Frazier -- Media that shape our lives; My first story / P. Gaines; Daytime inquiries / E. Rapping; Advertising, institutionalized lying / D.W. Cross [Cont. in Annot.]."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/720089> ;
    schema:genre "Problems and exercises"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The writer's selections : shaping our lives"@en ;
    schema:productID "36904276" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36904276#PublicationEvent/boston_houghton_mifflin_1997> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/720089#Agent/houghton_mifflin> ; # Houghton Mifflin
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780395728215> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36904276> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/Boston> # Boston
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Boston" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/720089#Agent/houghton_mifflin> # Houghton Mifflin
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Houghton Mifflin" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/720089#Topic/english_language_rhetoric> # English language--Rhetoric
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "English language--Rhetoric"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1094836> # Report writing
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Report writing"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/867915> # College readers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "College readers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/911581> # English language--Rhetoric
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "English language--Rhetoric"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/57909432> # Kathleen T. McWhorter
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "McWhorter" ;
    schema:givenName "Kathleen T." ;
    schema:name "Kathleen T. McWhorter" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780395728215>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0395728215" ;
    schema:isbn "9780395728215" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.