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Literary agents

the essential guide for writers

by Debby Mayer

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary agents

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDebby Mayer ; [foreword by Rosellen Brown]
    ContributionsBegley, Adam, Poets & Writers, Inc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN163 .M386 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 172 p. :
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24783900M
    ISBN 100140268731
    LC Control Number97034446


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