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Good Prose - a book by Kidder, Tracy

Good Prose

The Art of Nonfiction

Good Prose( )
Author: Kidder, Tracy
Todd, Richard
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House Trade Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS Good Prose is an inspiring book about writing--about the creation of good prose--and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship. The story begins in 1973, in the offices of The Atlantic Monthly, in Boston, where a young freelance writer named Tracy Kidder came looking for an assignment. Richard Todd was the editor who encouraged him. From that article grew a lifelong...
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Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Authorship
Literary Collections / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.1 x 8 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.41 Pounds
Author Biography
Kidder, Tracy (Author)
Tracy Kidder was educated at the University of Iowa and Harvard University. He served in the US Army in Vietnam.

Kidder has garnered numerous literary awards including the Pulitzer Prize in General Non-Fiction and the National Book Award for General Nonfiction both in 1982. He has also been honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 1990 and the Christopher Award, 1990.

His publications include numerous nonfiction articles and short fiction for The Atlantic and other periodicals. Non-Fiction books include The Road to Yuba City, Doubleday, 1974; The Soul of a New Machine, Atlantic Monthly-Little Brown, 1981 for which he won a Pulitzer and a National Book Award; House, Houghton Mifflin, 1985; Old Friends, Houghton Mifflin, 1993; Home Town, Random House, 1999; Mountains Beyond Mountains, Random House, 2003; My Detachment, Random House, 2005; Strength in What Remains, Random House, 2009.


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