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The Oxford book of short stories

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, English,
    • Short stories, American,
    • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- Fiction,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementchosen by V.S. Pritchett.
      ContributionsPritchett, V. S. 1900-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR1309.S5 O9 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 547 p. ;
      Number of Pages547
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3841369M
      ISBN 100192141163
      LC Control Number81156872


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