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Editing in Brief

Gene Gilmore

Editing in Brief

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Published by Heinle&Heinle Pub .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11173483M
ISBN 100878350624
ISBN 109780878350629
OCLC/WorldCa4261167


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