10 edition of Writing for their lives found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Marie Mulvey-Roberts ; foreword by Jan Arriens.|
|Contributions||Mulvey Roberts, Marie.|
|LC Classifications||HV8699.U5 W75 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||0252027930, 0252070992|
|ISBN 10||9780252027932, 9780252070990|
|LC Control Number||2005022123|
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This edition features an introduction by the editor as well as a foreword by Jan Arriens. Royalties from this volume are donated to the legal Format: Paperback. Book Summary: The title of this book is Writing for Their Lives and it was written by Marie Mulvey-Roberts (Editor).
Writing for their lives book This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by University of Illinois Press and has a total of pages in the book.
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