Stephen Mandell and Laurie Kirszner, authors with over thirty years of experience teaching college writing, know what works in the schoolroom, and have a skill for picking just the right readings. In Patterns for College Writing, Brief 13th Edition, (PDF) they offer college students with exemplary rhetorical models and instructors with class-tested selections that balance contemporary and classic essays.
Together with more examples of student writing than any other reader, Patterns for College Writing 13e has the most complete coverage of active reading, research, and the writing process, along with a five-chapter mini-rhetoric; the clearest descriptions of the patterns of development; the most comprehensive apparatus of any brief rhetorical reader; and the most inclusive coverage of argumentative writing. And this new Brief 13th edition of Patterns for College Writing includes exciting new readings, debate, images and casebook topics.
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