essayist by Sheridan Warner Baker

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .

Written in English

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  • College readers.,
  • English language -- Rhetoric.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementSheridan Baker, C. Jeriel Howard.
ContributionsHoward, C. Jeriel, 1939-
LC ClassificationsPE1417 .B28 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 522 p. ;
Number of Pages522
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2856660M
ISBN 100060404418
LC Control Number84019217

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