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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Short stories

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[Editors]: Jack Barry Ludwig [and] W. Richard Poirier.
ContributionsPoirier, W. Richard, joint ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ1.L9636 St
The Physical Object
Pagination505 p.
Number of Pages505
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6134789M
LC Control Number53007968
OCLC/WorldCa296709

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