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Reading like a writer : a guide for people who love books and for those who want to write them

Author: Francine Prose; Nanette Savard
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Audio, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An insider's report on how professionals read and write instructs aspiring writers on the methods employed by such literary figures as Kafka, Austen, and Dickens, in a resource that draws on key examples to demonstrate the essentials of good plot and character development.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Named Person: Francine Prose; Francine Prose
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Francine Prose; Nanette Savard
ISBN: 9780061256561 0061256560
OCLC Number: 123033419
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Duration: 09:00:00.
Credits: Rick Harris, executive producer ; Terence Aselford, director.
Performer(s): Read by Nanette Savard.
Description: 8 audio discs (9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Close reading --
Words --
Sentences --
Paragraphs --
Narration --
Character --
Dialogue --
Details --
Gesture --
Learning from Chekhov --
Reading for courage --
Books to be read immediately.
Responsibility: Francine Prose.

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An insider's report on how professionals read and write instructs aspiring writers on the methods employed by such literary figures as Kafka, Austen, and Dickens, in a resource that draws on key examples to demonstrate the essentials of good plot and character development.

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