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John McPhee

by Michael Pearson

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Published by Twayne Publishers, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • McPhee, John A,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Journalists -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-139) and index.

      StatementMichael Pearson.
      SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 674
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT275.M4449 P43 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL998023M
      ISBN 100805746242
      LC Control Number96036762

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      Book by John McPhee, ; reprinted in his book "Annals of the Former World", 24 Copy quote Taking things from one source is plagiarism; taking things from several sources is research.   The first book by McPhee I read was Oranges (), and it was obvious then that he was a writer who could juice the pulp of unpromising subject matter: a seven-sectioned book on, yes, oranges.

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