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Poison penmanship

the gentle art of muckraking

by Jessica Mitford

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Journalism -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJessica Mitford.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4726 .M55 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 277 p. ;
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4418319M
    ISBN 100394742699
    LC Control Number79022462
    OCLC/WorldCa5493254

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