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Good prose : the art of nonfiction : [stories and advice from a lifetime of writing and editing]

Author: Tracy Kidder; Richard Todd
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Good Prose" is an inspiring book about writing--about the creation of good prose--and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Kidder; Richard Todd
ISBN: 9781400069750 1400069750
OCLC Number: 1001907860
Description: xix, 195 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
Narratives. Story ; Point of view ; Characters ; Structure --
Memoirs --
Essays --
Beyond accuracy. Fact ; Beyond fact --
The problem of style. Journalese ; The new vernacular ; Institutionalese ; Propaganda --
Art and commerce --
Being edited and editing. Being edited ; Editing.
Responsibility: Tracy Kidder & Richard Todd.

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"Good Prose" is an inspiring book about writing--about the creation of good prose--and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship.

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