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Making manuscripts salable

Walter N. Des Marais

Making manuscripts salable

by Walter N. Des Marais

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Published by Comfort press, inc. in St. Louis. Mo .
Written in English

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  • Authorship.,
  • Fiction -- Technique.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Walter N. Des Marais.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN8355 .D4 1937, PN8355 .D4 1937
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18062645M
    LC Control Number37022588

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