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Best American Short Stories, 1977

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Published by Houghton Mifflin (T) .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7465812M
ISBN 100395257018
ISBN 109780395257012


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Best American Short Stories, 1977 by Martha Foley Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The Best American Short Stories yearly anthology is a part of The Best American Series published by Houghton Mifflinthe BASS anthology has striven to contain the best short stories by some of the best-known writers in contemporary American literature.

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