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Published by Speech Arts Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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Statementby G.M. Oppenord ; edited by Robert Morton Henderson, Jack H. Yocum.
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LC ClassificationsMLCL 84/0082 (N)
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. : all ill. ; 33 cm.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2910016M
LC Control Number84140632

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