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Short stories for discussion

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

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    Statementedited by Albert K. Ridout [and] Jesse Stuart.
    ContributionsStuart, Jesse, 1906-1984, joint ed.
    LC ClassificationsPE1121 .R46
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 489 p.
    Number of Pages489
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5945264M
    LC Control Number65016698

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