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It was the best of sentences, it was the worst of sentences a writer"s guide to crafting killer sentences by June Casagrande

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Published by Ten Speed Press in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Sentences -- Problems, exercises, etc,
  • English language -- Paragraphs -- Problems, exercises, etc,
  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Problems, exercises, etc

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJune Casagrande.
GenreProblems, exercises, etc
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1441 .C43 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23833939M
ISBN 109781580087407
LC Control Number2009040410
OCLC/WorldCa444874706

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