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The best American short stories, 1991

The best American short stories, 1991

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American.,
  • American fiction -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected from U.S. and Canadian magazines by Alice Adams with Katrina Kenison ; with an introduction by Alice Adams.
    ContributionsAdams, Alice., Kenison, Katrina.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS648.S5 B4 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii , 426 p. ;
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23041846M
    ISBN 100395544106

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