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Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: London, UK Allen Lane 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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What is the secret of good prose? Does writing well even matter in an age of instant communication? Should we care? In this funny, thoughtful book about the modern art of writing, Steven Pinker shows us why we all need a sense of style.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9781846145506 1846145503
OCLC Number: 908203116
Target Audience: General.
Description: 368 pages 23 cm

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What is the secret of good prose? Does writing well even matter in an age of instant communication? Should we care? In this funny, thoughtful book about the modern art of writing, Steven Pinker shows us why we all need a sense of style.

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