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Seven Short Sections on Writing Well

A Handy Compendium for Professionals, Students, Everyone

by J. K. Hillstrom

  • 365 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Authorhouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Writing & editing guides,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - General,
  • Writing Skills,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12314328M
    ISBN 101585005932
    ISBN 109781585005932
    OCLC/WorldCa54518569

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