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The best American short stories, 1969

The best American short stories, 1969

& the yearbook of the American short story

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American.,
  • American fiction -- 20th century.,
  • Young women -- Identity -- Fiction.,
  • Gay men -- Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBest American short stories, Yearbook of the American short story.
    Statementedited by Martha Foley and David Burnett.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsFoley, Martha., Burnett, David.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 332 p. ;
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22927566M

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