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The art of nonfiction : a guide for writers and readers

Author: Ayn Rand; Robert Mayhew; Marguerite Gavin; Blackstone Audiobooks.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2008.
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In 1958 and again in 1969 Ayn Rand gathered a small group of her friends and acquaintances and gave an informal course on writing. At once a fascinating philosophical discourse on the art of creation and an invaluable guide for the aspiring writer, these edited transcripts are a treasure that will challenge, edify and illuminate the way to more powerful writing.
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ayn Rand; Robert Mayhew; Marguerite Gavin; Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 9780786133758 0786133759
OCLC Number: 212412142
Notes: Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Feb. 29, 2008).
Previously released on compact disc, 2003.
Performer(s): Read by Marguerite Gavin.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Contents: Choosing a subject and theme --
Judging one's audience --
Applying philosophy without preaching it --
Creating an outline --
Writing the draft : the primacy of the subconscious --
Editing --
Style --
Book reviews and introductions --
Writing a book --
Selecting a title --
Acquired ideas for writing --
Appendix : Selected outlines used by Ayn Rand in writing articles.
Responsibility: Ayn Rand ; edited by Robert Mayhew ; introduction by Peter Schwartz.

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In 1958 and again in 1969 Ayn Rand gathered a small group of her friends and acquaintances and gave an informal course on writing. At once a fascinating philosophical discourse on the art of creation and an invaluable guide for the aspiring writer, these edited transcripts are a treasure that will challenge, edify and illuminate the way to more powerful writing.

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