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7 edition of Writing for Change found in the catalog.

Writing for Change

A Community Reader

by Ann Watters

  • 393 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public speaking / elocution,
  • Social issues,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Writing & editing guides,
  • Writing skills,
  • Report writing,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • English Composition,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Reference,
  • Language,
  • Readers,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Readers,
  • Community life,
  • College readers,
  • English language,
  • Problems, exercises, etc

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9251991M
    ISBN 100070686157
    ISBN 109780070686151
    OCLC/WorldCa30700726

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