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On Writing Well : The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

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On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the increasingly popular memoir genre, On Writing Well offers you fundamental priciples as well as the insights of a distinguished writer and teacher. With more than a million copies sole, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valuable resource for writers and would-be writers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 321 pages
  • 132 x 203 x 23mm | 249g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 30th Anniversary ed.
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0060891548
  • 9780060891541
  • 1,292

About William Zinsser

William Zinsser is a writer, editor and teacher. He began his career on the New York Herald Tribune and has since written regularly for leading magazines. During the 1970s he was master of Branford College at Yale. His 17 books, ranging from baseball to music to American travel, include the influential Writing to Learn and Writing About Your Life. He teaches at the New School in New York.
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