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American short stories / edited by Barry Taylor.

American short stories / edited by Barry Taylor.

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Published by Longman in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers,
  • Readers -- 1950-,
  • Short stories, American

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe bridge series
    ContributionsTaylor, Barry,
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18309419M
    ISBN 100582530261
    OCLC/WorldCa7089418

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    The Best American Short Stories yearly anthology is a part of The Best American Series published by Houghton Mifflin , the BASS anthology has striven to contain the best short stories by some of the best-known writers in contemporary American literature.   Major American short stories by Litz, A. Walton. Publication date Edited by one of the most prominent experts in the field, the new edition addresses the needs of a changing readership by presenting more works by women, writers of color, and contemporary authors, including Kate Chopin, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Zora Neale Hurston Pages:

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