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Letters to a Young Writer

(2017)
A non fiction book by

 
 
From the bestselling author of the National Book Award winner Let the Great World Spin comesa lesson in how to be a writer - and so much more than that.

Intriguing and inspirational, this book is a call to look outward rather than inward. McCann asks his readers to constantly push the boundaries of experience, to see empathy and wonder in the stories we craft and hear.

A paean to the power of language, both by argument and by example, Letters to a Young Writer is fierce and honest in its testament to the bruises delivered by writing as both a profession and a calling. It charges aspiring writers to learn the rules and even break them.

These fifty-two essays are ultimately a profound challenge to a new generation to bring truth and light to a dark world through their art.



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May 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: Letters to a Young Writer
Author(s): Colum McCann
ISBN: 1-4088-8503-4 / 978-1-4088-8503-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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May 2017 : Canada Hardback
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Title: Letters to a Young Writer: Some Practical and Philosophical Advice
Author(s): Colum McCann
ISBN: 1-4434-5315-3 / 978-1-4434-5315-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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April 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Letters to a Young Writer: Some Practical and Philosophical Advice
Author(s): Colum McCann
ISBN: 0-399-59080-3 / 978-0-399-59080-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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Paperback Editions

January 2018 : Paperback
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Title: Letters to a Young Writer
Author(s): MCCANN COLUM
ISBN: 1-5266-0094-3 / 978-1-5266-0094-3
Publisher: Bloomsbury
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May 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Letters to a Young Writer
Author(s): Colum McCann
ISBN: 1-4088-8504-2 / 978-1-4088-8504-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
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April 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: Letters to a Young Writer: Some Practical and Philosophical Advice
Author(s): Colum McCann
ISBN: 1-5247-8150-9 / 978-1-5247-8150-7
Publisher: Random House
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Kindle Editions

May 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Letters to a Young Writer
Author(s): Colum McCann
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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May 2017 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Letters to a Young Writer: Some Practical and Philosophical Advice
Author(s): Colum McCann
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Availability: Amazon CA   


April 2017 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Letters to a Young Writer: Some Practical and Philosophical Advice
Author(s): Colum McCann
Publisher: Random House
Availability: Amazon