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Literary Nonfiction Learning by Example

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ISBN-10: 0195138449

ISBN-13: 9780195138443

Edition: 2002

Authors: Patsy Sims, Patsy Sims

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Literary Nonfiction: Learning by Example examines the principles and techniques of the genre by taking a close, analytical look at outstanding contemporary essays by fifteen highly accomplished writers. Featuring examples of memoir, profile, literary journalism, medical reporting, and travel writing, it includes selections by Madeleine Blais, Tim Cahill, James Conaway, Joan Didion, David Finkel, Jon Franklin, Tom Hallman, Jr., Walt Harrington, Tracy Kidder, Jane Kramer, John McPhee, Michael Paterniti, Mike Sager, Susan Sheehan, and Tom Wolfe. Each selection is carefully annotated to show students what makes it a good piece of writing and what technical and stylistic devices the author uses…    
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Book details

List price: $57.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/27/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Learning by Example
Madeleine Blais
A Room of Her Own
Tim Cahill
Taquile's True Colors
James Conaway
Joan Didion
Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream
David Finkel
A Road That Never Ends
Jon Franklin
Mrs Kelly's Monster
Tom Hallman Jr.
A Life Lost...and Found
Walt Harrington
True Detective
Tracy Kidder
Jane Kramer
John McPhee
Travels in Georgia
Michael Paterniti
Driving Mr. Albert
Mike Sager
Susan Sheehan
Ain't No Middle Class
Tom Wolfe
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