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 turns his zest, warmth and curiosity his sharp but forgiving eye on his own story. The result is lively, funny and moving, especially for anyone who cares about art and the business of writing well. Evan Thomas, NewsweekIn Writing Places, William Zinsser the author of On Writing Well, the bestseller that has inspired two generations of writers, journalists, and students recalls the many colorful and instructive places where he has worked and taught. Gay Talese, author of A Writer's Life, calls Writing Places, Wonderful, while thePittsburgh Post-Gazette praises this unique memoir for possessing all the qualities that Zinsser believes matter most in good writing clarity, brevity, simplicity and humanity.