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Curious Writer (Paperback) (Bruce Ballenger)

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NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. In addition, you may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor. This package for The Curious Writer, Books a la Carte Edition also includes REVEL™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. For courses in First-Year Composition - Rhetoric.Puts inquiry at the heart of good writingWe write to learn as much as we do to express what we already know. In his remarkably personal and engaging voice, Bruce Ballenger makes that powerful concept central to The Curious Writer.The Curious Writer doesn’t read like a textbook or provide a formula for composing essays. Instead, it encourages students to suspend judgment, to ask questions, and to seek answers much like academics do. Yet it covers a wide range of genres beyond the academic essay–narrative, profile, review, ethnography, argument, and more–all with a distinctive approach and “personality” that is lacking in other texts. It also reinforces the assumption that genres are malleable with a new chapter on repurposing or “re-genre-ing.” Students love that this book helps them learn to write by pursuing their own curiosity. Teachers appreciate that Ballenger provides ample opportunities for students to develop the habits of mind necessary to become critical thinkers and curious writers. 0134495659 / 9780134495651  The Curious Writer, Books a la Carte Plus REVEL - Access Card Package
Package consists of:
  • 0134121619 / 9780134121611  The Curious Writer, Books a la Carte Edition
  • 0134243307 / 9780134243306  REVEL for The Curious Writer - Access Card
Number of Pages: 654.0
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Sub-Genre: Composition + Creative Writing
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pearson College Div
Author: Bruce Ballenger
Language: English
Street Date: July 16, 2016
TCIN: 51451481
UPC: 9780134495651
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-5090

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