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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Technical English -- Problems, exercises, etc.,
  • Technical writing -- Problems, exercises, etc.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 553-557) and index.

StatementBrenda R Sims.
GenreProblems, exercises, etc.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1475 .S56 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 570 p. :
Number of Pages570
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL709264M
ISBN 100395633281
LC Control Number97072548
OCLC/WorldCa39354145

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