Readings in contemporary culture by Alice S. Horning

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .

Written in English

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About the Edition

Includes readings on 25 topics of contemporary interest accompanied by comprehension and writing exercises for intermediate level students of English as a foreign language.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Book details

StatementAlice S. Horning.
LC ClassificationsPE1128 .H56
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p. :
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4738014M
ISBN 100070303525
LC Control Number78031136

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