Great short works of American realism
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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


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Statementedited with an introduction by Willard Thorp.
SeriesA perennial classic -- 3084
The Physical Object
Pagination708p. ;
Number of Pages708
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17424923M

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