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Editors on editing

Editors on editing

what writers need to know about what editors do


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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Editing,
  • Editors -- Correspondence

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected, edited, and with commentary and preface by Gerald Gross.
    ContributionsGross, Gerald.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 377 p. ;
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23261421M
    ISBN 100802115330, 0802132634
    LC Control Number92029806

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