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9 edition of Better Writing found in the catalog.

Better Writing

  • 263 Want to read
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Published by South-Western Educational Pub .
Written in English

  • Business communication & presentation,
  • Writing & editing guides,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Textbooks,
  • Language,
  • Business Communication - General,
  • Communication,
  • Linguistics,
  • Business & Economics / Business Communication,
  • Composition and exercises,
  • English language,
  • Grammar,
  • Problems, exercises, etc,
  • Sentences

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7788546M
    ISBN 100538727918
    ISBN 109780538727914

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