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On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Perennial
Publication date May 31, 2006
Pages 321
Binding Paperback
Edition 30 anv rep
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060891541
ISBN-10 0060891548
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
Original list price $15.99
Summaries and Reviews
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. Reprint.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet.

Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the increasingly popular memoir genre, On Writing Well offers you fundamental priciples as well as the insights of a distinguished writer and teacher. With more than a million copies sold, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valuable resource for writers and would-be writers.



Editions
Paperback
Book cover for 9780060006648 Book cover for 9780060891541 Book cover for 9780062735232
 
The price comparison is for this edition
30 anv rep edition from Perennial (May 31, 2006)
9780060891541 | details & prices | 321 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $15.99
About: 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.
from Harper Resource (September 1, 2001)
9780060006648 | details & prices | 308 pages | 5.25 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $14.00
About: On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style.
from Harperreference (April 1, 1998)
9780062735232 | details & prices | 308 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $14.00
About: 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
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780060586119
 
Abridged edition from Harperaudio (January 1, 2004)
9780060586119 | details & prices | 4.75 × 5.75 × 0.30 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $14.99
About: 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.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781417750573 Book cover for 9781439502969
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 9, 2009)
9781439502969 | details & prices | 308 pages | List price $23.00
30 anv edition from Turtleback Books (May 9, 2006)
9781417750573 | details & prices | 321 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $28.15
About: 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.
from Turtleback Books (September 18, 2001)
9781417634330 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.48 lbs | List price $23.70

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