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Geary"s Guide to the World"s Great Aphorists

by James Geary

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rhetoric,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / General,
  • General,
  • Quotations,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Aphorisms and apothegms,
  • History and criticism,
  • Language

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9600044M
    ISBN 101596912529
    ISBN 109781596912526


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