On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction Anniversary, Reprint Edition, Kindle Edition

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On Writing Well belongs on any shelf of serious reference works for writers.” (New York Times)

“Not since The Elements of Style has there been a guide to writing as well presented and readable as this one. A love and respect for the language is evident on every page.” (Library Journal) --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

About the Author

William Zinsser is a writer, editor and teacher. He began his career with the New York Herald Tribune and has been a longtime contributor to leading magazines. His 17 books include Writing to Learn; Mitchell & Ruff; Spring Training; American Places; Easy to Remember: The Great American Songwriters and Their Songs; and most recently Writing About Your Life. During the 1970s he taught writing at Yale, where he was master of Branford College. He now teaches at the New School, in New York, his hometown, and at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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