3 edition of Literacy U.S.A. found in the catalog.
Anthony G. White
|Statement||Anthony G. White.|
|Series||Public administration series--bibliography,, P 2180|
|LC Classifications||Z5814.I3 W47 1987, LC151 W47 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||13 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||13|
|LC Control Number||87177927|
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