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New American stories

Ben Marcus

New American stories

by Ben Marcus

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Short stories,
  • American fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Twenty-two short stories.

    Statementedited by Ben Marcus
    SeriesVintage contemporaries original, Vintage contemporaries original
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS648.S5 N37 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 753 pages
    Number of Pages753
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27186031M
    ISBN 100804173540
    ISBN 109780804173544
    LC Control Number2014048489
    OCLC/WorldCa1001897032, 899114013

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