A Writer's Companion

A Writer's Companion

by Louis D. Rubin Jr. (Editor)


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In A Writer’s Companion, Louis D. Rubin, Jr., has drawn on his years of accumulated wisdom—as well as the advice of some fifty prominent writers from various fields—to put together in a single volume a vast array of information. Organized in such a way as to make it exceptionally easy to use, and enhanced by Rubin’s graceful and witty prose, A Writer’s Companion will merit a place on the desk of every serious wordsmith. It is also a book that will bring endless hours of pleasure to anyone who enjoys reading simply for the sake of gaining new knowledge. As Casey Stengel said, “You could look it up.”

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807119921
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Publication date: 09/01/1995
Pages: 1088
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Louis D. Rubin, Jr., the founder of Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill and a founding member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, taught English and creative writing for many years, mainly at Johns Hopkins University, Hollins College, and the University of North Carolina. He has written or edited some forty-five books of his own, the most recent of which are The Heat of the Sun, The Edge of the Swamp, Small Craft Advisory, and The Mockingbird in the Gum Tree. His first novel, The Golden Weather, was reissued in the LSU Press paperback series Voices of the South. He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and in his spare time pursues his interests in painting, boating, military history, and baseball.

Jerry Leath Mills is professor of English at the University of North Carolina. He is editor of Studies in Philology and a passionate hunter and angler.

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