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    How to Write a Sentence (Hardback) By (author) Stanley Fish

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    DescriptionSome appreciate fine art; others appreciate fine wines. Stanley Fish appreciates fine sentences. The New York Times columnist and world-class professor has long been an aficionado of language. Like a seasoned sportscaster, Fish marvels at the adeptness of finely crafted sentences and breaks them down into digestible morsels, giving readers an instant play-by-play.In this entertaining and erudite gem, Fish offers both sentence craft and sentence pleasure, skills invaluable to any writer (or reader). How to Write a Sentence is both a spirited love letter to the written word and a key to understanding how great writing works; it is a book that will stand the test of time.


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    Title
    How to Write a Sentence
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stanley Fish
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780061840548
    ISBN 10: 0061840548
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15710
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DSB
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: CBW
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    BISAC V2.8: LAN006000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 808.042
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A21800000
    BISAC V2.8: LAN015000
    DC22: 808/.042
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A21300000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A23250000
    LC classification: PE1441 .F57 2011
    BISAC V2.8: LAN005000
    Thema V1.0: CFG, CBW, DSB
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins
    Publication date
    01 February 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "The fun comes from the examples cited throughout: John Updike, Jane Austen...all are cited throughout."--Washington Post