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How to Write a Sentence And How to Read One - Reprint by Stanley Eugene Fish (Paperback)

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New York Times Bestseller

Both deeper and more democratic than The Elements of Style” – Adam Haslett, Financial Times

“A guided tour through some of the most beautiful, arresting sentences in the English language.” – Slate

“Like a long periodic sentence, this book rumbles along, gathers steam, shifts gears, and packs a wallop.”
 —Roy Blount Jr.

In this entertaining and erudite New York Times bestseller, beloved professor Stanley Fish offers both sentence craft and sentence pleasure. Drawing on a wide range of  great writers, from Philip Roth to Antonin Scalia to Jane Austen, How to Write a Sentence is much more than a writing manual—it is a spirited love letter to the written word, and a key to understanding how great writing works.


 

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 165
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Sub-Genre: Grammar
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
Author: Stanley Eugene Fish
Language: English
Street Date: August 7, 2012
TCIN: 53756390
UPC: 9780061840531
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-5357
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