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Draft no. 4

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition
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"Draft No. 4 is a master class on the writer's craft. In a series of playful, expertly wrought essays, John McPhee shares insights he has gathered over his career and has refined while teaching at Princeton University, where he has nurtured some of the most esteemed writers of recent decades. McPhee offers definitive guidance in the decisions regarding arrangement, diction, and tone that shape nonfiction pieces, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McPhee
ISBN: 9780374142742 0374142742
OCLC Number: 1002089861
Description: 192 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Progression --
Structure --
Editors & publisher --
Elicitation --
Frame of reference --
Checkpoints --
Draft no. 4 --
Omission.
Other Titles: Draft number four
Responsibility: John McPhee on the writing process.

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John McPhee is the recipient of the 2017 Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award"Followers of John McPhee, perhaps the most revered nonfiction narrative journalist of our time, will luxuriate in the Read more...

 
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