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The Left-Handed Story

Writing and the Writer's Life

The Left-Handed Story( )
Author: Willard, Nancy
Series title:Writers on Writing Ser.
ISBN:978-0-472-09999-3
Publication Date:Apr 2008
Publisher:University of Michigan Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $70.00
Book Description:

Praise for Nancy Willard

"Willard's invention and lyricism, the splash of her wit, the glancing slyness of her dialogue, all have the fresh breath of a first-rate writer." ---New York Times Book Review

"Willard's gift for seamlessly mixing the magical and the mundane puts her in the company of Anne Tyler." ---Publishers Weekly

"Lilting, wacky, wistful . . . Willard possesses a delightfully wry voice, but she also has an ear for...
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Writing / Authorship
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 8 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.62 Pounds
Author Biography
Willard, Nancy (Author)
Nancy Willard was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan on June 26, 1936. She received a bachelor's degree in 1958 and a Ph.D in 1963 from the University of Michigan and a master's degree from Stanford University. She taught at Vassar College in the English department from 1965 until 2012. She published more than 70 books during her lifetime including collections of poetry, children's books, collections of short stories, novels, essays, and criticism. In 1982, she received the Newbery Medal for A Visit to William Blake's Inn. She died from natural causes on February 19, 2017 at the age of 80.

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