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Writing biography & autobiography

Author: Brian D Osborne
Publisher: London : A & C Black, 2004.
Series: Writing handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many of us have wanted to write a life-story but have been unsure how to set about it or how to bring such a project to completion. Whether you are planning to write about your own family or research the life of a famous historical figure, this book will assist, advise and encourage you.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian D Osborne
ISBN: 0713667427 9780713667424
OCLC Number: 56047103
Description: 156 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. On writing a biography or autobiography --
2. Can anyone do it? --
3. Why write biographies? --
4. Finding a subject --
5. Thinking about structure --
6. Starting your research --
7. Organising your information --
8. Writing it up --
9. Keeping it legal --
10. Coping with the technicalities. Illustrations and index --
11. Getting published --
12. Useful addresses.
Series Title: Writing handbooks.
Other Titles: Writing biography and autobiography
Responsibility: Brian D. Osborne.

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Many of us have wanted to write a life-story but have been unsure how to set about it or how to bring such a project to completion. Whether you are planning to write about your own family or research the life of a famous historical figure, this book will assist, advise and encourage you.

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