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The Norton Sampler, 9e


Short essays--classic & contemporary--organized by rhetorical pattern, with practical writing instruction. From E.B. White & Zora Neale Hurston to Junot Diaz & Sherry Turkle. Templates help students get started, and new multimodal readings demonstrate the patterns across media.

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