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9 edition of The writing of modern fiction. found in the catalog.

The writing of modern fiction.

by Robert Somerlott

  • 301 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by The Writer in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- Authorship,
  • Fiction -- Technique,
  • Creative writing

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3355 .S58
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 147 p.
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5761759M
    ISBN 100871160684
    LC Control Number71188590

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