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Why I Write

Thoughts on the Craft of Fiction (A Back Bay Book)

by Will Blythe

  • 388 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Back Bay Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rhetoric,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Fiction,
  • Authorship,
  • General,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9841295M
    ISBN 100316115924
    ISBN 109780316115926


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