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Best American short stories.

Best American short stories.

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in New York) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSelected from US and Canadian magazines by Robert Stone with Katrina Kenison.
ContributionsStone, Robert.
The Physical Object
Pagination396p. ;
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22776803M
ISBN 100395593530
OCLC/WorldCa232539409

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