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America in fiction

Otis Welton Coan

America in fiction

an annotated list of novels that interpret aspects of life in the United States.

by Otis Welton Coan

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Published by Stanford U.P. Oxford U.P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. 1949.

ContributionsLillard, Richard Gordon.
The Physical Object
Pagination200p.,23cm
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19505187M

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