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ISBN-13: 978-1428231054 ISBN-10: 1428231056 Edition: 1st

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 1 edition (December 30, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1428231056
  • ISBN-13: 978-1428231054
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.4 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #239,414 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"This is the most original, thoughtful exposition of ways to approach creative nonfiction . . . Fresh and innovative in a landscape of readers that is increasingly redundant."

"I'm a huge fan of Pollack's approach and have already incorporated it into my classroom, with wonderful results."

"The form method supports the process that I believe is essential in the writing of creative nonfiction: What QUESTION drives this essay?"

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Eileen Pollack directs one of the largest creative writing Master of Fine Arts programs in the country. She has published her fiction and nonfiction widely, most recently in BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 2007 (ed. Stephen King) and IN THE MOUTH, her 2008 collection of stories and novellas.

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4 of 7 people found the following review helpful By guts on February 4, 2013
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This book is great at explaining different techniques that quality creative nonfiction should have. It also gives examples of great creative nonfiction writing. A good well rounded book.
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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Andrew Johnson on September 5, 2014
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It's for my class to use.. It's bit boring...
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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Matt Alan on July 26, 2014
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Way too over priced.
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