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Types of the short story

selected stories with reading lists

by Heydrick, Benjamin Alexander

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Published by Scott, Foresman in Chicago, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short story,
  • Short stories

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 11-14.

    Statemented. by Benjamin A. Heydrick.
    SeriesLake English classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3373 .H4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination305 p.
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6561230M
    LC Control Number13021922
    OCLC/WorldCa3490912


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