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The Unprofessionals

Julie Hecht

The Unprofessionals

A Novel

by Julie Hecht

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorous,
  • Fiction / General,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11758348M
    ISBN 101416564276
    ISBN 109781416564270
    OCLC/WorldCa180756124

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The term “unprofessionals” aims to distinguish the writers here from those who “write long and network hard” in search of commercial success, Paris Review editor Stein says in his introduction.

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