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Published by Addison-Wesley in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Short stories,
  • Fiction -- 20th century,
  • Fiction -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesGeddes Collection.
Statementedited by Gary Geddes.
ContributionsGeddes, Gary.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 398 p. ;
Number of Pages398
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14499976M
ISBN 100201396173
LC Control Number99930441
OCLC/WorldCa40892202

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