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Thematic guide to popular short stories

by Patrick A. Smith

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short story -- Themes, motives.,
  • Short story -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-299) and indexes.

    Other titlesPopular short stories
    StatementPatrick A. Smith.
    GenreBibliography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3373 .S62 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination318 p. ;
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3567986M
    ISBN 100313318972
    LC Control Number2002067773

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