Stories of the South, old and new
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Published by The University of North Carolina press, W. W. Norton & company in Chapel Hill, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Southern States,
  • Southern States.

Subjects:

  • Short stories, American.,
  • American literature -- Southern States.,
  • Short stories -- Collections.,
  • Southern States -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Addison Hibbard, with an introduction, biographical notes, and bibliography by the editor.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ1.H522 St
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 520 p.
Number of Pages520
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6756165M
LC Control Number31008683
OCLC/WorldCa827025

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