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In a word : the essential tool for finding the perfect word

Author: Mark Broatch
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : New Holland, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"A book for journalists, critics, writers, bloggers, students and anyone else looking to get their message across more effectively. So much more than a dictionary or thesaurus, this book is designed to guide people to the exact word they need in order to articulate their message ... Words are grouped under easy-to-navigate category headings. Lists include such things as 'defining terms' (analogy, dystopia,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Broatch
ISBN: 9781869662721 1869662725
OCLC Number: 339957096
Awards: Short-listed for PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Non-Illustrated Book 2010
Description: 191 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Descriptive thesaurus --
Useful language --
Fancy language --
Plain language --
Colourful language --
Characterisation --
Terminology --
Criticism --
Art & media --
Food & drink --
Gardening --
Sport --
Miscellaneous description --
Reference --
General knowledge --
Seminal artworks by period or type.
Responsibility: Mark Broatch.

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A book suitable for journalists, critics, writers, bloggers, students and for those who are looking to get their message across more effectively. It guides people to the exact word they need in order  Read more...

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