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reading interests and habits of adults

William S. Gray

reading interests and habits of adults

a preliminary report

by William S. Gray

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books and reading,
  • United States -- Intellectual life

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William S. Gray and Ruth Munroe.
    SeriesStudies in adult education
    ContributionsMunroe, Ruth Learned, 1903-1963., Joint Committee on the Reading Interests and Habits of Adults., Carnegie Corporation of New York.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 305 p.
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13539637M
    LC Control Number29008235
    OCLC/WorldCa770633

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