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How to win arguments

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementWilliam A. Rusher.
LC ClassificationsPN4181 .R8 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2532661M
ISBN 100819147710
LC Control Number85013344

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