The pilgrim's progress
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New York : Barnes & Noble, 2005.
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Book
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xxxv, 387 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Lexile measure:
1030L
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ISBN:
1593082541, 9781593083724, 9781593082543
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Lexile measure:
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Bibliography: pages 385-387.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Bunyan, J., & Hawkes, D. (2005). The pilgrim's progress. New York: Barnes & Noble.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bunyan, John, 1628-1688 and David Hawkes. 2005. The Pilgrim's Progress. New York: Barnes & Noble.

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Bunyan, John, 1628-1688 and David Hawkes, The Pilgrim's Progress. New York: Barnes & Noble, 2005.

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Bunyan, John, and David Hawkes. The Pilgrim's Progress. New York: Barnes & Noble, 2005. Print.

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