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The Best American Short Stories 2001 (The Best American Series)

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsKatrina Kenison (Adapter, Editor), Barbara Kingsolver (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7468698M
ISBN 100395926882
ISBN 109780395926888
OCLC/WorldCa48031995


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