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The Best American short stories, 1981

selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines

by Hortense Calisher

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Hortense Calisher with Shannon Ravenel ; with an introd. by Hortense Calisher
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS648.S5 B44 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 348 p. ;
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24727456M
    ISBN 100395312590
    ISBN 109780395312599
    OCLC/WorldCa7873249

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