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“Currents.” Publishers Weekly, 28 September 1970, 39–40.
“Currents: Interest in Religion, Crisis in the Market.” Publishers Weekly, 9 March 1970, 33.
“Currents: Religious Publishers Study Their Market.” Publishers Weekly, 9 March 1970, 33.
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