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The art of writing nonfiction.

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Journalism -- Authorship.,
  • Report writing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    ContributionsGlavin, William A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4781 .F65 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 200 p. ;
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2735817M
    ISBN 100815624034
    LC Control Number86030212


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