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5 edition of Stories of the modern South found in the catalog.

Stories of the modern South

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • Southern States.
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, American -- Southern States.,
    • American fiction -- 20th century.,
    • Southern States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Previously published: 1977.

      Statementedited by Ben Forkner and Patrick Samway.
      ContributionsForkner, Ben., Samway, Patrick H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS551 .S75 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 512 p. ;
      Number of Pages512
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1122487M
      ISBN 10014024705X
      LC Control Number94049529

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