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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English


  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.,
  • English language -- Sentences.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 75.

StatementNorman L. Haider.
SeriesAspects of English
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p. --
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18522541M

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