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The Best American Short Stories 1994 (Best American Short Stories)

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsTobias Wolff (Editor), Katrina Kenison (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7467381M
ISBN 100395681022
ISBN 109780395681022

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