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Teaching writing well

Donald Hall

Teaching writing well

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Rhetoric

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSelf-Sustaining Programs Collection.
    Statement[by] Donald Hall [and] D.L. Emblen.
    ContributionsEmblen, D. L. 1918-, Hall, Donald, 1928-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13572843M
    OCLC/WorldCa1414749


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