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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English


  • Short stories, English,
  • Short stories, American

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementchosen by V.S. Pritchett.
ContributionsPritchett, V. S. 1900-
LC ClassificationsPR1309.S5 O9 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 544 p. ;
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2398353M
ISBN 10019282113X
LC Control Number87028277

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