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permissible lie the inside truth about advertising by Samm Sinclair Baker

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston, MA .
Written in English


  • Advertising -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHF5813"U6"B3"1971
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p.
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21066322M

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