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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
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
  • DLC
  • DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1922-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zinsser, William
Dewey number
808/.042
Illustrations
facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1429
LC item number
.Z5 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • Exposition (Rhetoric)
  • Report writing
  • English language
  • Exposition (Rhetoric)
  • Report writing
  • English language
  • Exposition (Rhetoric)
  • Report writing
Label
On writing well : the classic guide to writing nonfiction, William Zinsser
Instantiates
Publication
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
Principles: Transaction -- Simplicity -- Clutter -- Style -- Audience -- Words -- Usage -- Methods: Unity -- Lead and the ending -- Bits & pieces -- Forms: Nonfiction as literature -- Writing about people: Interview -- Writing about places: Travel article -- Writing about yourself: Memoir -- Science and technology -- Business writing: Writing in your job -- Sports -- Writing about the arts: Critics and columnists -- Humor -- Attitudes: Sound of your voice -- Enjoyment, fear and confidence -- Tyranny of the final product -- Writer's decisions --Writing family history and memoir -- Write as well as you can
Control code
62421288
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
30th anniversary ed., 7th ed., rev. and updated.
Extent
xiii, 321 pages
Isbn
9780060891541
Lccn
2005055037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)62421288
Label
On writing well : the classic guide to writing nonfiction, William Zinsser
Publication
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
Principles: Transaction -- Simplicity -- Clutter -- Style -- Audience -- Words -- Usage -- Methods: Unity -- Lead and the ending -- Bits & pieces -- Forms: Nonfiction as literature -- Writing about people: Interview -- Writing about places: Travel article -- Writing about yourself: Memoir -- Science and technology -- Business writing: Writing in your job -- Sports -- Writing about the arts: Critics and columnists -- Humor -- Attitudes: Sound of your voice -- Enjoyment, fear and confidence -- Tyranny of the final product -- Writer's decisions --Writing family history and memoir -- Write as well as you can
Control code
62421288
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
30th anniversary ed., 7th ed., rev. and updated.
Extent
xiii, 321 pages
Isbn
9780060891541
Lccn
2005055037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)62421288

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