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Contemporary creative nonfiction

the art of truth

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • College readers,
  • Creative writing -- Problems, exercises, etc,
  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Problems, exercises, etc,
  • Reportage literature -- Authorship -- Problems, exercises, etc,
  • Journalism -- Authorship -- Problems, exercises, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited] by Bill Roorbach.
    GenreProblems, exercises, etc.
    ContributionsRoorbach, Bill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1417 .A765 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 563 p. :
    Number of Pages563
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6784783M
    ISBN 100195135563
    LC Control Number00037347

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