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Senior Citizens Writing

A Workshop and Anthology, with an Introduction and Guide for Workshop Leaders

by W., Ross Winterowd

  • 96 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Parlor Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - Nonfiction,
  • Developmental - Adulthood & Aging,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography-General,
  • Psychology-Developmental - Adulthood & Aging,
  • Psychology,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8905141M
    ISBN 101602350000
    ISBN 109781602350007
    OCLC/WorldCa74649112


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