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William Zinsser is a writer, editor, and teacher. He teaches at The New School in New York, his hometown, and at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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Praise for William Zinsser and American Places "This inspiring guide includes places everyone means to go to some day, all described with the usual clarity of the author of On Writing Well."--The New York Times "A fascinating take on 'the search for memory' and how certain places have come to symbolize deep American principles."--Kirkus Reviews "American Places paints vivid word pictures that put you in those places and make you feel that you've been there, but it also encourages each of us to take our own trek through history."--Riverside Press-Enterprise "Zinsser's choices and descriptions are refreshing because of the obvious thought that went into the selections. It's also fun to read Zinsser's observations."--Chicago Tribune Praise for William Zinsser and American Places -This inspiring guide includes places everyone means to go to some day, all described with the usual clarity of the author of On Writing Well.---The New York Times -A fascinating take on 'the search for memory' and how certain places have come to symbolize deep American principles.---Kirkus Reviews -American Places paints vivid word pictures that put you in those places and make you feel that you've been there, but it also encourages each of us to take our own trek through history.---Riverside Press-Enterprise -Zinsser's choices and descriptions are refreshing because of the obvious thought that went into the selections. It's also fun to read Zinsser's observations.---Chicago Tribune Praise for William Zinsser and "American Places" "This inspiring guide includes places everyone means to go to some day, all described with the usual clarity of the author of "On Writing Well."""The New York Times" "A fascinating take on 'the search for memory' and how certain places have come to symbolize deep American principles.""Kirkus Reviews" ""American Places"paints vivid word pictures that put you in those places and make you feel that you've been there, but it also encourages each of us to take our own trek through history.""Riverside Press-Enterprise" "Zinsser's choices and descriptions are refreshing because of the obvious thought that went into the selections. It's also fun to read Zinsser's observations.""Chicago Tribune""

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