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Reading for creative writers

George Guion Williams

Reading for creative writers

by George Guion Williams

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship,
  • Fiction -- Technique,
  • Short stories

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George G. Williams ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN137 .W5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 540 p.
    Number of Pages540
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6381213M
    LC Control Number39000368
    OCLC/WorldCa1434261

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