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Author: William P Germano
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Series: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"All new PhD's hope that their dissertations will become books. But a dissertation is written for a committee, and a book for the larger world. Closing that gap is the subject of William Germano's From Dissertation to Book, the essential guide for academic writers who want to revise a doctoral thesis for publication. The author of Getting It Published, Germano draws upon his extensive experience in academic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Style manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William P Germano
ISBN: 9780226062044 022606204X
OCLC Number: 841558924
Description: x, 167 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Why this book --
Getting started, again? --
Nagging doubts --
The basic options --
Reading with an editor's eyes --
Planning and doing --
Getting into shape --
Making prose speak --
The snow globe and the machine --
What happens next --
Checklists.
Series Title: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Responsibility: William Germano.

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