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Creating Room to Read: a story of hope in the battle for global literacy
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374 WOOD
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Published:
New York : Viking, 2013.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
290 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780670025985 : HRD, 0670025984 : HRD, 9780670025985 (HRD), 0670025984 (HRD), 9780670025985, 0670025984

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General Note
Includes index.
Description
The inspirational story of a former Microsoft executive's quest to build libraries around the world and share the love of books. He strived to bring the lessons of the corporate world to the nonprofit sector--and succeeded spectacularly. Now, he explains his vision and the story of his startup.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wood, J. (2013). Creating Room to Read: a story of hope in the battle for global literacy. New York: Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wood, John, 1964 January 29-. 2013. Creating Room to Read: A Story of Hope in the Battle for Global Literacy. New York: Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wood, John, 1964 January 29-, Creating Room to Read: A Story of Hope in the Battle for Global Literacy. New York: Viking, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wood, John. Creating Room to Read: A Story of Hope in the Battle for Global Literacy. New York: Viking, 2013. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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