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Early novels and stories

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Published by Library of America, Distributed to the trade in the United States by Penguin Putnam in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Maxwell.
SeriesLibrary of America -- 179
ContributionsCarduff, Christopher.
The Physical Object
Pagination[8], 997 p. ;
Number of Pages997
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16160594M
ISBN 10159853016X
ISBN 109781598530162
LC Control Number2007934857
OCLC/WorldCa166359967


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