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Bryson"s Dictionary for Writers and Editors

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Published by Broadway Books in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780767929110
OCLC/WorldCa237202390


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In the middle s Bill Bryson was a copy editor for the London Times with the brash idea that he could fill a hole in the British book market for a concise, accessible, handy guide to proper usage. Bryson’s Dictionary for Writers and Editors by Bill Bryson (Black Swan, ): pp, £ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Val Rice.

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Bryson's Dictionary by Bill Bryson. Random House. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

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