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Understanding literature.

Understanding literature.

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Published by Glencoe/McGraw-Hill in Mission Hills, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Study and teaching,
  • Literature -- Collections

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTeacher"s classroom resources, Self-Sustaining Programs Collection.
    GenreCollections.
    SeriesMacmillan literature series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 752 p. :
    Number of Pages752
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15616403M
    ISBN 100026350610, 0026350629
    ISBN 109780026350617, 9780026350624
    OCLC/WorldCa24450151

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