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Published by Heinle & Heinle in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.,
  • Short stories, American.,
  • Readers.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Rev. of: An anthology of twentieth century American short stories. 1994.

Other titlesTwentieth century American short stories, Anthology of twentieth century American short stories.
Statement[compiled by] Jean A. McConochie.
GenreTextbooks for foreign speakers., Fiction.
ContributionsMcConochie, Jean A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1128 .A56 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22949847M
ISBN 100838448518

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