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Writing to change the world

by Mary Bray Pipher

  • 14 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Riverhead Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship -- Social aspects,
  • Authorship -- Psychological aspects,
  • Literature and society

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMary Pipher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN145 .P486 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3430185M
    ISBN 101594489203
    LC Control Number2005055085
    OCLC/WorldCa62525209

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