True Stories

Author: Norman Sims
Editor: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810124696
Size: 18,24 MB
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Journalism in the twentieth century was marked by the rise of literary journalism. Sims traces more than a century of its history, examining the cultural connections, competing journalistic schools of thought, and innovative writers that have given literary journalism its power. Seminal exmples of the genre provide ample context and background for the study of this style of journalism.

True Stories

Author: Derek Paget
Editor: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719029639
Size: 10,60 MB
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30 Days In The South Pacific

Author: Sean O'Reilly
Editor: Travelers' Tales
ISBN: 9781932361261
Size: 11,92 MB
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Few can resist the lure of pristine beaches, endless coral reefs, and blazing tropical suns. The South Pacific is still largely unspoiled for travelers willing to stray a little off the beaten path. This reference gives readers a bird's-eye view of the many island groups that make up the area.

Telling True Stories

Author: Mark Kramer
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440628947
Size: 14,83 MB
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Interested in journalism and creative writing and want to write a book? Read inspiring stories and practical advice from America’s most respected journalists. The country’s most prominent journalists and nonfiction authors gather each year at Harvard’s Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism. Telling True Stories presents their best advice—covering everything from finding a good topic, to structuring narrative stories, to writing and selling your first book. More than fifty well-known writers offer their most powerful tips, including: • Tom Wolfe on the emotional core of the story • Gay Talese on writing about private lives • Malcolm Gladwell on the limits of profiles • Nora Ephron on narrative writing and screenwriters • Alma Guillermoprieto on telling the story and telling the truth • Dozens of Pulitzer Prize–winning journalists from the Atlantic Monthly, New Yorker, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post and more . . . The essays contain important counsel for new and career journalists, as well as for freelance writers, radio producers, and memoirists. Packed with refreshingly candid and insightful recommendations, Telling True Stories will show anyone fascinated by the art of writing nonfiction how to bring people, scenes, and ideas to life on the page.


Author: Lucy McCauley
Editor: Travelers' Tales
ISBN: 9781885211781
Size: 16,37 MB
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An updated collection of travel tales by such top writers as Gabriel Garcfa Mßrquez, Barbara Kingsolver, and Calvin Trillin portrays Spain as a land between two worlds and follows such themes as a midlife quest in Don Quixote's footsteps and a woman's dream to master the flamenco guitar. Reprint. (?)

True Stories

Author: Helen Garner
Editor: Text Publishing
ISBN: 1921351845
Size: 17,46 MB
Format: PDF
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Helen Garner visits the morgue, and goes cruising on a Russian ship. She sees women giving birth, and gets the sack for teaching her students about sex. She attends a school dance and a gun show. She writes about dreaming, about turning fifty, and the storm caused by The First Stone. Her story on the murder of the two-year-old Daniel Valerio wins her a Walkley Award. Garner looks at the world with a shrewd and sympathetic eye. Her non-fiction, with its many voices, is always passionate and compelling. True Stories is an extraordinary book, spanning twenty-five years of work, by one of Australia’s great writers.

True Stories Well Told

Author: Lee Gutkind
Editor: Fourth Chapter Books
ISBN: 1937163172
Size: 19,31 MB
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Creative nonfiction is the literary equivalent of jazz: it’s a rich mix of flavors, ideas, voices, and techniques—some newly invented, and others as old as writing itself. This collection of 20 gripping, beautifully-written nonfiction narratives is as diverse as the genre Creative Nonfiction magazine has helped popularize. Contributions by Phillip Lopate, Brenda Miller, Carolyn Forche, Toi Derricotte, Lauren Slater and others draw inspiration from everything from healthcare to history, and from monarch butterflies to motherhood. Their stories shed light on how we live.

True Stories From The History Of Scotland

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I Can See Angels

Author: Jacky Newcomb
Editor: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 1848500653
Size: 18,18 MB
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I Can See Angels is a delightful new collection of real-life angel encounters; fascinating and comforting, showing you that there is always an angel by your side. Read about:*the grandma who attended her granddaughter's wedding...even after she'd 'passed away'!*the angel who saved three people from drowning...before mysteriously disappearing *the teenager who was dramatically rescued from a soon-to-be demolished building *and the mysterious 'angel on a plane'.

Beyond True Stories

Author: Sandra Heyer
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780131892743
Size: 19,93 MB
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Would you believe ... ? A woman invests in stocks and makes $22 million -- then donates almost all of it to a university! A Japanese guard helps a prisoner of war survive World War II because of the shared love of an opera aria. The daughter of a grieving widow takes her mother on a vacation cruise -- and both women unexpectedly find romance on board. Beyond True Stories, by Sandra Heyer, continues and expands the True Stories tradition with eight thematic units, each based on a real-life, human-interest story. Each unit opens with A True Story in the News, followed by readings and activities that explore the theme in the story. Beyond True Stories is a book students won't want to put down. Features: Reading strategies and vocabulary-building activities (including activities that target the Academic Word List) prepare students for academic work. A variety of texts -- including first-person accounts, expository pieces, graphs, charts, and maps -- provide practice with different kinds of reading. Thought-provoking discussion and writing prompts encourage personal expression and complete the reading process. The book is also available with recordings of the stories on CD. The True Stories series includes: True Stories Behind the Songs More True Stories Behind the Songs Very Easy True Stories All New Very Easy True Stories Easy True Stories, Second Edition All New Easy True Stories True Stories in the News, Third Edition More True Stories, Third Edition Even More True Stories, Third Edition Beyond True Stories