To Show and to Tell

To Show and to Tell

The Craft of Literary Nonfiction

Book - 2013
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A long-awaited new book on personal writing from Phillip Lopate--celebrated essayist, the director of Columbia University's nonfiction program, and editor of The Art of the Personal Essay .

Distinguished author Phillip Lopate, editor of the celebrated anthology The Art of the Personal Essay, is universally acclaimed as "one of our best personal essayists" ( Dallas Morning News ). Here, combining more than forty years of lessons from his storied career as a writer and professor, he brings us this highly anticipated nuts-and-bolts guide to writing literary nonfiction. A phenomenal master class shaped by Lopate's informative, accessible tone and immense gift for storytelling, To Show and To Tell reads like a long walk with a favorite professor--refreshing, insightful, and encouraging in often unexpected ways.
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2013
Edition: 1st Free Press trade paperback ed
ISBN: 9781451696325
Branch Call Number: Literature 808.02 Lop


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