Practical writing; composition for the business and technical world
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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Business report writing.,
  • Technical writing.,
  • Authorship.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statement[by] Charles T. Brusaw [and] Gerald J. Alred.
ContributionsAlred, Gerald J., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF5719 .B78
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 203 p.
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5304676M
LC Control Number72087187

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