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New York : Barnes & Noble Classics, [2003].
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xl, 259 pages ; 18 cm.
Overton High - Teen Fiction
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-259).
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APA Citation (style guide)

Austen, J., Weisser, S. O., & Stade, G. (2003). Persuasion. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Austen, Jane, 1775-1817, Susan Ostrov. Weisser and George. Stade. 2003. Persuasion. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Austen, Jane, 1775-1817, Susan Ostrov. Weisser and George. Stade, Persuasion. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics, 2003.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Austen, Jane, Susan Ostrov Weisser, and George Stade. Persuasion. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics, 2003. Print.

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