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Showing-writing a training program to help students be specific by Rebekah Caplan

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Published by University of California, Berkeley, Bay Area Writing Project in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English


  • English language -- Rhetoric.,
  • Creative writing.,
  • Style, Literary.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 113-114.

Statementby Rebekah Caplan and Catharine Keech.
SeriesBay Area Writing Project. Classroom research study -- no. 2., Collaborative research study -- no. 2.
ContributionsKeech, Catharine.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14492040M

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