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Paradigms lost, reflections on literacy and its decline

by John Ivan Simon

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Published by C. N. Potter : distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • English language,
    • English language -- Humor,
    • Literacy -- United States,
    • English language -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJohn Simon ; ill., Michelle Chessare.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE1072 .S57
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 222 p. :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4423452M
      ISBN 100517540347
      LC Control Number79028072

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