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The sound on the page : style and voice in writing today

Author: Ben Yagoda
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Sound on the Page offers an in-depth look at the importance of a writer's individual style or "voice," based on interviews with more than forty outstanding contemporary writers. This book is an incredibly rich, readable book about style and voice. Yagoda points out to us that Elmore Leonard and Toni Morrison avoid adverbs, while Christopher Hitchens uses them. Title also features a fantastic collection of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Yagoda
ISBN: 0066214173 9780066214177
OCLC Number: 317932045
Description: 267 pages
Responsibility: by Ben Yagoda.

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The Sound on the Page offers an in-depth look at the importance of a writer's individual style or "voice," based on interviews with more than forty outstanding contemporary writers. This book is an incredibly rich, readable book about style and voice. Yagoda points out to us that Elmore Leonard and Toni Morrison avoid adverbs, while Christopher Hitchens uses them. Title also features a fantastic collection of writers talking about writing, with interviews with more than forty in all.

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