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On writing well : the classic guide to writing nonfiction

Author: William Zinsser
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th ed., rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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Provides advice on writing about science, sports, travel, and other nonfiction subjects.
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Genre/Form: Prosatechnik
Schreibanleitung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Zinsser
ISBN: 0062735233 9780062735232 0965647625 9780965647625
OCLC Number: 38002584
Description: xi, 308 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Part I : principles --
The transaction --
Simplicity --
Clutter --
Style --
The audience --
Words --
Usage --
Part II : methods --
Unity --
The lead and the ending --
Bits & pieces --
Part III : forms --
Nonfiction as literature --
Writing about people : the interview --
Writing about places : the travel article --
Writing about yourself : the memoir --
Science and technology --
Business writing : writing in your job --
Sports --
Writing about the arts : critics and columnists --
Humor --
Part IV : attitudes --
The sound of your voice --
Enjoyment, fear and confidence --
The tyranny of the final product --
A writer's decisions --
Write as well as you can.
Responsibility: William Zinsser.

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Provides advice on writing about science, sports, travel, and other nonfiction subjects.

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