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The best American short stories 1977

Martha Foley

The best American short stories 1977

and the Yearbook of the American short story

by Martha Foley

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston, [Mass] .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Martha Foley.
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Open LibraryOL22776642M
ISBN 100395257018

American Poetry Review, Poetry, Ploughshares 2/1 and others. ANNE CHERNER graduated from Harvard last year and is presently in the Columbia School of the Arts. JOHN J. CLAYTON teaches at U. Mass. Amherst, has published a critical study on Saul Bellow, fiction in American Review, Massachusetts Review, Antioch Review, Best American Short Stories and.


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