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Crossing cultures : readings for composition

Author: Annie Knepler; Ellie Knepler; Myrna Knepler
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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A reader that uses engaging selections to introduce students to the wide variety of cultures in the US. Organized by themes such as Education, Growing Up, and Families, it includes exercises that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Aufsatzsammlung
Problems, exercises, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Knepler; Ellie Knepler; Myrna Knepler
ISBN: 061891806X 9780618918065 0618918043 9780618918041
OCLC Number: 206675883
Notes: Pt. 1. Growing up -- pt. 2. Education -- pt. 3. Families -- pt. 4. Working and spending -- pt. 5. Defining ourselves -- pt. 6. American encounters -- pt. 7. Home and away -- pt. 8. Communicating.
Description: xx, 390 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Reading and Thinking CriticallyI. Growing UpGary Soto, The JacketHarry Mark Petrakis, Barba NikosMaxine Hong Kingston, Girlhood Among GhostsEmiene Shija Wright, Saying Something in AfricanMaria Laurino, ScentsVendela Vida, Bikinis and Tiaras: QuinceanerasCountee Cullen, IncidentII. EducationDaniel Meier, One Man's KidsSherman Alexie, Indian EducationMaya Angelou, GraduationCheri Register, The Field TripMike Rose, I Just Wanna Be AverageMarcus Mabry, Living in Two WorldsLisa Delpit, No Kinda SenseAurora Levins Morales, Class PoemIII. FamiliesDan Savage, Role ReversalStephanie Coontz, Where Are the Good Old Days?Ginia Bellafante, Courtship Ideas of South Asians Get a U.S. TouchAlfred Kazin, The KitchenAmy Harmon, Love You, K2a2a, Whoever You AreTheodore Roethke, My Papa's WaltzIV. Working and SpendingKristin Kovacic, Proud to Work for the University"Barbara Brandt, Less Is More: A Call for Shorter Work HoursLars Eighner, On Dumpster DivingElizabeth Grossman, High-Tech WastelandClive Thompson, Meet the Life HackersMartin Espada, Who Burns for the Perfection of PaperV. Defining OurselvesGish Jen, An Ethnic TrumpRobin D.G. Kelly, The People in MeRoxane Farmanfarmaian, The Double HelixNicolette Toussaint, Hearing the Sweetest SongsJudith Ortiz Cofer, The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named MariaMalcolm X, HairDavid Leonhardt, The College Dropout BoomPennie Holmes-Brinson, Time Stood Still AgainVI. American EncountersMichel Guillaume St. Jean de Crevecoeur, What Is an American?Brent Staples, Night WalkerPiri Thomas, Alien TurfWalter White, I Learn What I AmBharati Mukherjee, Two Ways of Belonging in AmericaAnton Shammas, Amerka, Amerka: A Palestinian Abroad in the Land of the FreeMalcolm Gladwell, Black Like ThemDwight Okita, In Response to Executive Order 9066: All Americans of Japanese Descent Must Report to Relocation CentersVII. Home and AwayPico Iyer, Home Is Every PlaceRachel Louise Snyder, My Lai, Thirty Years AfterUzodinma Iweala, A Close EncounterDavid Sedaris, Picka PocketoniGloria Anzaldua, To live in the Borderlands means you...VIII. CommunicatingGloria Naylor, The Meaning of a WordAmy Tan, Mother TongueRasma Haidri, Urdu, My Love SongGeraldine Brooks, UnpluggedAlexis Bloom, Switch on BhutanRob Walker, The Hidden (In Plain Sight) PersuadersLisel Mueller, Why We Tell StoriesCreditsAuthor/Title Index"
Responsibility: Annie Knepler, Ellie Knepler, Myrna Knepler.
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