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The gentle art of written self-defense

  • 266 Pages
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MJF Books , New York
Letter writing., English language -- Rhetoric., Self-def
StatementSuzette Haden Elgin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1483 .E43 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 266 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24208053M
ISBN 10156731113X
ISBN 139781567311136
OCLC/WorldCa36778820

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