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From thought to theme a rhetoric and reader for college English by William Frank Smith

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English


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

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] William F. Smith [and] Raymond D. Liedlich.
ContributionsLiedlich, Raymond D., joint author.
LC ClassificationsPE1417 .S6 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 413 p.
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5423705M
ISBN 100155292110
LC Control Number73017753

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