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Writing worth reading

Nancy Huddleston Packer

Writing worth reading

a practical guide

by Nancy Huddleston Packer

  • 131 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Bedford Books of St. Martin"s Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Rhetoric.,
  • Report writing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNancy Huddleston Packer, John Timpane.
    ContributionsTimpane, John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1408 .P24 1989b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 504 p. ;
    Number of Pages504
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1751877M
    ISBN 100312092067
    LC Control Number92075239
    OCLC/WorldCa28150987

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