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To show and to tell : the craft of literary nonfiction

Author: Phillip Lopate
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Free Press, 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. Free Press trade paperback edView all editions and formats
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Distinguished author Phillip Lopate, editor of the celebrated anthology The Art of the Personal Essay, is universally acclaimed as "one of our best personal essayists" (Dallas Morning News). Here, combining more than forty years of lessons from his storied career as a writer and professor, he brings us this highly anticipated nuts-and-bolts guide to writing literary nonfiction. A phenomenal master class shaped by  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Lopate
ISBN: 9781451696325 1451696329
OCLC Number: 894996029
Description: xi, 225 s. : portr
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Distinguished author Phillip Lopate, editor of the celebrated anthology The Art of the Personal Essay, is universally acclaimed as "one of our best personal essayists" (Dallas Morning News). Here, combining more than forty years of lessons from his storied career as a writer and professor, he brings us this highly anticipated nuts-and-bolts guide to writing literary nonfiction. A phenomenal master class shaped by Lopate's informative, accessible tone and immense gift for storytelling, To Show and To Tell reads like a long walk with a favorite professor-refreshing, insightful, and encouraging in often unexpected ways.

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