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The Resource On writing well : the classic guide to writing nonfiction, William Zinsser

On writing well : the classic guide to writing nonfiction, William Zinsser

Label
On writing well : the classic guide to writing nonfiction
Title
On writing well
Title remainder
the classic guide to writing nonfiction
Statement of responsibility
William Zinsser
Title variation
Classic guide to writing nonfiction
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Warns against common errors in structure, style, and diction, and explains the fundamentals of conducting interviews and writing travel, scientific, sports, critical, and humorous articles
Cataloging source
IJ5
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1922-2015
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Zinsser, William
Dewey number
808.42
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1429
LC item number
.Z5 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • English language
  • Exposition (Rhetoric)
  • Report writing
  • English language
  • Exposition (Rhetoric)
  • Report writing
  • Stilistik
  • Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten
  • Textproduktion
  • Wissenschaftlicher Text
Target audience
adult
Label
On writing well : the classic guide to writing nonfiction, William Zinsser
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Reissued in Harper Perennial 2016"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-309) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The transaction -- Simplicity -- Clutter -- Style -- The audience -- Words -- Usage -- Unity -- The lead and the ending -- Bits & pieces -- Nonfiction as literature -- Writing about people: The interview -- Writing about places: The travel article -- Writing about yourself: The memoir -- Science and technology -- Business writing: Writing in your job -- Sports -- Writing about the arts: Critics and columnists -- Humor -- The sound of your voice -- Enjoyment, fear and confidence -- The tyranny of the final product -- A writer's decisions -- Writing family history and memoir -- Write as well as you can
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
30th anniversary edition ; Seventh edition, revised and updated.
Extent
xiii, 321 pages
Isbn
9780060891541
Lccn
2005055037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn956385274
  • (OCoLC)956385274
Label
On writing well : the classic guide to writing nonfiction, William Zinsser
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Reissued in Harper Perennial 2016"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-309) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The transaction -- Simplicity -- Clutter -- Style -- The audience -- Words -- Usage -- Unity -- The lead and the ending -- Bits & pieces -- Nonfiction as literature -- Writing about people: The interview -- Writing about places: The travel article -- Writing about yourself: The memoir -- Science and technology -- Business writing: Writing in your job -- Sports -- Writing about the arts: Critics and columnists -- Humor -- The sound of your voice -- Enjoyment, fear and confidence -- The tyranny of the final product -- A writer's decisions -- Writing family history and memoir -- Write as well as you can
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
30th anniversary edition ; Seventh edition, revised and updated.
Extent
xiii, 321 pages
Isbn
9780060891541
Lccn
2005055037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn956385274
  • (OCoLC)956385274

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