3 edition of collection of American short stories found in the catalog.
collection of American short stories
Irene Pettit McKeehan
|Statement||selected and edited by Irene P. McKeehan.|
|Series||The western series of English and American classics|
|LC Classifications||PZ1.M197 Co|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 p. l., xvii, 304 p.|
|Number of Pages||304|
|LC Control Number||28021219|
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