Becoming an author

advice for academics and other professionals by David V. Canter

Publisher: Open University Press in Maidenhead, England, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 210 Downloads: 993
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid Canter and Gavin Fairbairn.
ContributionsFairbairn, Gavin.
LC ClassificationsPN161 .C34 2006, PN161 .C34 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18267191M
ISBN 100335202756, 0335202764

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