The screenwriter"s handbook the essential companion for all screenwriters

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Published by St. Martin"s Griffin in New York .

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StatementBarry Turner, editor.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
ContributionsTurner, Barry, 1937-
LC ClassificationsPN1996 .S3725 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination333 p. ;
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18512758M
ISBN 100312379544
ISBN 109780312379544
LC Control Number2007038542

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