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Better Vocabulary in 30 Minutes a Dayby Edie Schwager Edie Schwager. (c) 1996. Copying Prohibited.

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Better Vocabulary in 30 Minutes a DayBy Edie Schwager CAREER PRESS 3 Tice Road P.O. Box 687 Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 1-800-CAREER-1 201-848-0310 (NJ and outside U.S.) FAX: 201-848-1727 1996 by Edie Schwager All rights reserved under the Pan-American and International Copyright Conventions. This book may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, in any form or by any means electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system now known or hereafter invented, without written permission from the publisher, The Career Press. To order this title, please call toll-free 1-800-CAREER-1 (NJ and Canada: 201-848-0310) to order using VISA or MasterCard, or for further information on books from Career Press. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Schwager, Edie. Better vocabulary in 30 minutes a day / by Edie Schwager. p. cm. ISBN: 1564142477 1. Vocabulary. I. Title. II. Series. PE449.S4545 1996 428.1--dc21 96-21262 CIP Acknowledgments My heartfelt thanks go to Michael J.Schwager, who happens to be my son and is also a fellow writer and editor. Besides his pursuits as an author and writing consultant, hes a computer guru. He offered insightful suggestions about the text and helped make sure that the book got to Career Press on time, and in the electronic form the publisher needed. Special thanks go to Doris S.Michaels, my literary agent, for her diligence, competence, patience and generosity of spirit. I received the assignment to write this book because of her, and her enthusiasm motivated me from our first conversation about the project to the last word. My father, Michael Cohen, always told me that if youre going to do a job, do it right, no matter what it is. Above everything except family, he revered education and learning. He taught me by example that one of the highest human endeavors is gathering knowledge and using it to exercise wisdom. This book is dedicated to his memory. So hats off to all the Michaels! Thanks to everyone at Career Pressespecially Ron Fry, president; Betsy Sheldon, editor in chief; Ellen Scher, associate editor; Jane A.Brody, editor; and Fred Nachbaur, marketing managerfor their encouragement and all their efforts.

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