Writing Places

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Writing Places

The Life Journey of a Writer and Teacher

By William Zinsser

Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780061729034, 194pp.

Publication Date: July 27, 2010


William Zinsser's classic bestseller, On Writing Well, has inspired three generations of writers, journalists and students. In Writing Places, he delightfully recalls the many colorful and amusing locations where he has worked and taught.

Written with humor and with gratitude for a lifetime of change and self-discovery, relishing a rich cast of characters who peopled his worldfrom Yale's president Kingman Brewster to actor Peter Sellers to gonzo journalist Hunter S. ThompsonWriting Places never loses its anchor in the craft of writing: how it's taught, learned and brought to a high level of enjoyment.

About the Author
William Zinsser is a writer, editor and teacher. He began his career on the New York Herald Tribune and has since written regularly for leading magazines. During the 1970s he was master of Branford College at Yale. His 17 books, ranging from baseball to music to American travel, include the influential Writing to Learn and Writing About Your Life. He teaches at the New School in New York.