How to Write a Sentence (Kobo eBook)

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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

In this entertaining and erudite gem, world-class professor and New York Times columnist Stanley Fish offers both sentence craft and sentence pleasure, skills invaluable to any writer (or reader).

Like a seasoned sportscaster, Fish marvels at the adeptness of finely crafted sentences and breaks them down into digestible morsels, giving readers an instant play-by-play. 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. It is a book that will stand the test of time.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780062006851
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
Publication Date: January 25th, 2011
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