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Published: 02/10/2009
KS3 | Reading
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The key to a good blurb

Focus on the language used in an autobiography's ‘blurb’ (Ishmael Beah's 'A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier') in order to appreciate ways in which a writer can grab and hold our attention.        

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