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Arthur Plotnik

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Arthur Plotnik is a former publishing executive and author of the Book of the Month Club selections The Elements of Editing and The Elements of Expression: Putting Thoughts into Words.

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Spunk & Bite

Written by Arthur Plotnik


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Random House Reference
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Spunk & Bite
A Writer's Guide to Bold, Contemporary Style
Written by Arthur Plotnik


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Random House Reference
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $13.95

When too tightly leashed, writing chokes and loses its vitality. Although the rules of composition popularized in William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White’s Elements of Style have been de rigueur for decades, they won’t exactly set your writing free.

To the rescue comes Spunk & Bite, a guide to bold and... Read more >
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The Urban Tree Book
An Uncommon Field Guide for City and Town
Written by Arthur Plotnik


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
On Sale: May 16, 2000
Price: $23.00

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The Urban Tree Book
An Uncommon Field Guide for City and Town
Written by Arthur Plotnik


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
On Sale: November 10, 2009
Price: $19.99

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