The consumer in America by W. Richard Plunkett

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .

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About the Edition

Discusses the three basic consumer activities; earning, spending, and saving. Also outlines consumer rights.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementW. Richard Plunkett.
LC ClassificationsHC110.C6 P58
The Physical Object
Pagination406 p. :
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4446193M
ISBN 100153712007
LC Control Number79108128

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