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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
Publication date February 1, 1998
Pages 246
Binding Paperback
Edition 4 sub
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780393971965
ISBN-10 0393971961
Dimensions 0.50 by 6 by 9.25 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $36.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Practical, concise advice for advanced writers who want to further strengthen and polish their writing. In straightforward and vigorous language, Successful Writing offers expert help, whether students are writing within their college major or they are preparing to write on the job. Highlights of the Fourth Edition: * "Document Design", a new chapter that targets the visual elements of writing: planning reader friendly documents, arranging layouts, choosing type, and incorporating graphics and illustrations. * "Writing Research Papers", Chapter 11, now provides up-to-date coverage of electronic research tools, including guidelines for finding and evaluating Internet material and documenting electronic sources. * New sample paper, shown at different stages of the writing process and also includes updated examples by professional, academic; student writers that show how writers shape their prose for different audiences. * Increased coverage of biased language, expands on earlier discussions of sexist language. * Quick reference boxes and lists, consolidate information throughout for easy reference and review.

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Paperback
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With Michael Keene | 5th edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (March 1, 2003)
9780393978186 | details & prices | 298 pages | 6.00 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $57.00
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With Milan Kundera, Linda Asher (other contributor) | 4 sub edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (February 1, 1998)
9780393971965 | details & prices | 246 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $36.95
This edition also contains The Festival of Insignificance
About: Practical, concise advice for advanced writers who want to further strengthen and polish their writing.
Editions for the work The Festival of Insignificance
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780062356895
 
from Harpercollins (June 23, 2015)
9780062356895 | details & prices | 115 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $23.99
About: From the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being, an unexpected and enchanting novel—the culmination of his life's work.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Perennial (June 14, 2016)
9780062356901 | details & prices | 128 pages | 5.31 × 8.00 × 0.28 in. | List price $13.99
This edition also contains The Festival of Insignificance
About: From the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being, an unexpected and enchanting novel—the culmination of his life's work.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Maxine C. Hairston | 4 sub edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (February 1, 1998); titled "Successful Writing"
9780393971965 | details & prices | 246 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $36.95
This edition also contains Successful Writing
About: Practical, concise advice for advanced writers who want to further strengthen and polish their writing.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781504612241
 
With Richmond Hoxie (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (June 23, 2015)
9781504612241 | details & prices | 5.25 × 6.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $19.99
This edition also contains The Festival of Insignificance
About: [Translated by Linda Asher][Read by Richmond Hoxie] Set in modern-day Paris, The Festival of Insignificance follows four friends who run into each other in the Luxembourg Gardens, attend parties, and conduct a long-running exchange on sex, desire, history, art, and even the meaning of human existence.

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