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Draft no. 4 : John McPhee on the writing process.

McPhee, John, 1931- (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 808.02 McP (Text) 32604000204770 DCTPLD AD New Books Checked out 09/27/2017
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 808.02 McPhee (Text) 31208912544345 new non-fiction Checked out 10/01/2017
Royal Center-Boone Twp PL - Royal Center 808.02 McP (Text) 75091000027825 ANF - Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 808.02 MCP (Text) 78731000501371 New NF Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 808.02 McPhee (Text) 78292000367468 Adult New Book Collection In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374142742
  • ISBN: 0374142742
  • Physical Description: 192 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Progression -- Structure -- Editors & publisher -- Elicitation -- Frame of reference -- Checkpoints -- Draft no. 4 -- Omission.
Summary, etc.: "Draft No. 4 is a master class on the writer's craft. In a series of playful, expertly wrought essays, John McPhee shares insights he has gathered over his career and has refined while teaching at Princeton University, where he has nurtured some of the most esteemed writers of recent decades. McPhee offers definitive guidance in the decisions regarding arrangement, diction, and tone that shape nonfiction pieces, and he presents extracts from his work, subjecting them to wry scrutiny.
Subject: Authorship.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
English language > Rhetoric.

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