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The writer"s complete fantasy reference

an indispensable compendium of myth and magic

by Writer"s Digest Books (Firm)

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Writer"s Digest Books in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy fiction -- Authorship

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementfrom the editors of Writer"s Digest Books ; introduction by Terry Brooks.
    ContributionsWriter"s Digest Books (Firm)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3377.5.F34 W75 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination277 p. :
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL367138M
    ISBN 100898798663, 1582970262
    LC Control Number98027642

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