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Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life 1st Edition

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  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Anchor; 1 edition (September 1, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0385480016
  • ISBN-13: 978-0385480017
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.6 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 1,267 customer reviews
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