Feature writing the pursuit of excellence by Edward Jay Friedlander

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Published by Allyn & Bacon in Boston .

Written in English

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StatementEdward Jay Friedlander, John Lee
ContributionsLee, John, 1931-
LC ClassificationsPN4784.F37 F75 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 310 p. ;
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24449150M
ISBN 100205747809
ISBN 109780205747801
LC Control Number2009053902

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