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American Novelists (Contemporary Authors, Bibliographical Series, Vol 1)

James J. Martine

American Novelists (Contemporary Authors, Bibliographical Series, Vol 1)

by James J. Martine

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Published by Thomson Gale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Literature (General),
  • Reference,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • USA,
  • Bibliographies & Indexes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7979967M
    ISBN 100810322250
    ISBN 109780810322257

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