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    Description"Splashy slides, confident body language, and a lot of eye contact are fine and well. But if a speech is rambling, illogical, or just plain boring, the impact will be lost. Now everyone can learn to give powerful, on-target speeches that capture an audience's attention and drive home a message. The key is not just in the delivery techniques, but in tapping into the power of language. Prepared by an award-winning writer, this authoritative speech-writing guide covers every essential element of a great speech, including outlining and organizing, beginning with a bang, making use of action verbs and vivid nouns, and handling questions from the audience. Plus, the book includes excerpts from some of history's most memorable speeches - eloquent words to contemplate and emulate".


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    Title
    The Lost Art of the Great Speech
    Subtitle
    How to Write One - How to Deliver it
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard Dowis
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780814470541
    ISBN 10: 0814470548
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: KJP
    Libri: I-RB
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    BIC subject category V2: CBP
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 180
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 808.51
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24870
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    DC21: 658.45
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BUS059000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 808.5/1
    BISAC V2.8: LAN026000, BUS000000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PN4121 .D78 2000
    Thema V1.0: KC, KJP, CBP
    Publisher
    Amacom
    Imprint name
    Amacom
    Publication date
    01 November 1999
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Richard Dowis (Waleska, GA) recently retired from his position as senior vice president at the PR firm of Manning, Selvage & Lee. He now leads several popular business-writing seminars and is the president of the Society for the Preservation of English Language and Literature. He has also won PRSA Phoenix Awards for speech and annual report writing. His books include How to Make Your Writing Reader-Friendly and (as coauthor) The Write Way.