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Learning a Trade: A Craftsman's Notebooks: 1955-1997

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"Learning A Trade" presents what Reynolds Price calls the "ongoing minutes" of his effort to learn his craft. This volume not only allows the reader ... Show synopsis

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  • Learning a Trade: A Craftsman's Notebooks: 1955-1997 (Duke University Press) – Hardcover (1998)
    by Reynolds Price, Reynolds Price, Price

    Learning a Trade: A Craftsman's Notebooks: 1955-1997

    Hardcover, Duke University Press
    1998
    English
    624 pages

    ISBN: 0822321122
    ISBN-13: 9780822321125

    From Reynolds Price, much acclaimed author of award-winning novels, plays, poems, stories, and essays, comes a work that is unique among contemporary writers of American literature. For more than forty years, Price has kept a working journal of his writing life. Now published for the first time, "Learning a Trade" provides a revealing window into this writer's creative process and craftsman's sensibilities. Whether Price is reflecting on the rhythm of his day-to-day writing process or ruminating about the central character ... Show more

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joanhp

writer's notebooks

by joanhp on Sep 17, 2009

The title says it all; Reynolds Price is a working artist and has been from his earliest years. Along with Ardent Spirits - his memoir of his years studying and writing are priceless for the working writer is seeing how someone else (who made it) works.

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