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Basic Information about the Book:

Full Title of Book: Faking the News: What Rhetoric Can Teach Us About Donald J. Trump

Editor: Ryan Skinnell

Contributors: Paul J. Achter, Ira Allen, Collin Gifford Brooke, Joshua Gunn, Davis W. Houck, Jennifer R. Mercieca, Patricia Roberts-Miller, Ryan Skinnell, Michael J. Steudeman, Jennifer Wingard, Anna M. Young

Website URL: http://www.trumpsrhetoric.com/http://www.imprint.co.uk/product/trump

Publisher: Imprint Academic (Societas Books)

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Publication Date: May 1, 2018

Press Contact: Lanigan Creative Media (publicist)

Details: Paperback (193 pages); eBook

ISBN: 9781845409692 (1845409698); ASIN: B07DCY7CL7

Price: [paperback] $29.90 (US) £14.95 (UK); [eBook] $15.99

Overview of the Book:

Eleven prominent rhetoric experts explain how Donald J. Trump’s persuasive language works.

Biographical Information for the Editor:

Name: Ryan Skinnell

Past Publications: Conceding Composition: A Crooked History of Composition’s Institutional Fortunes (Utah State University Press, 2016); Bureaucracy: A Love Story (Aquiline Books, 2018) [co-edited with Gabriel Cervantes, Dahlia Porter, and Kelly Wisecup]; What We Wish We’d Known: Negotiating Graduate School (Fountainhead Press, 2015) [co-edited with Judy Holiday and Christine Vassett]

Website: http://www.ryanskinnell.com

Twitter: @rhetrickery

Bio: Ryan Skinnell is an assistant professor of rhetoric and composition at San José State University in San Jose, CA. He has a PhD in rhetoric, composition, and linguistics from Arizona State University and has taught college-level rhetoric and writing courses at universities in California, Arizona, Texas, and Islamabad, Pakistan.

Ryan writes about rhetoric, politics, and education. He is the author of Conceding Composition: A Crooked History of Composition’s Institutional Fortunes (Utah State University Press, 2016) and editor of four additional books. He has also written numerous research articles, book chapters, and essays for popular and academic publications.

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