Roorbach, Bill. (Eds.) (2001) Contemporary creative nonfiction :the art of truth New York : Oxford University Press,MLA Citation
Roorbach, Bill., eds. Contemporary Creative Nonfiction: The Art Of Truth. New York : Oxford University Press, 2001. Print.
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Contemporary creative nonfiction : the art of truth /
[edited] by Bill Roorbach.
|Published:||New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.|
|Topics:||College readers. | Creative writing - Problems, exercises, etc. | English language - Rhetoric - Problems, exercises, etc. | Reportage literature - Authorship - Problems, exercises, etc. | Reportage literature, English - Problems, exercises, etc. | Journalism - Authorship - Problems, exercises, etc. | Creative nonfiction.|
|Genres:||Problems, exercises, etc.|
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