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Title:
On writing well : an informal guide to writing nonfiction
Author:
Zinsser, William, 1922-2015
Personal Author:
Edition:
Third edition, revised and enlarged.
Publication Information:
New York : Perennial Library, [1988]

©1988
Physical Description:
x, 246 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780060914790
Format :
Book

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Summary

Author Notes

William Knowlton Zinsser (October 7, 1922 - May 12, 2015) was an American writer, editor, literary critic, and teacher. He began his career as a journalist for the New York Herald Tribune, where he worked as a feature writer, drama editor, film critic and editorial writer. Throughout the 1970s, Zinsser taught writing at Yale University. He wrote 18 books, including On Writing Well, which is in its 17th edition. Zinsser died at the age of 92 in Manhattan on May 12, 2015.

(Bowker Author Biography)