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Representative American short stories.

by Alexander Jessup

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American

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    Other titlesAmerican short stories
    The Physical Object
    Pagination209 p.
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20937167M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jessup, Alexander, Representative American short stories. Boston, New York, Allyn and Bacon, [©]. Representative American Short Stories Hardcover – January 1, by Alexander Jessup (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Author: Alexander Jessup. Representative American Short Stories by Jessup, Alexander and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at To be honest, I haven't really enjoyed any of the dozen stories I've read in the first half of the book. I feel sorry for any college student who is assigned this book as being representative of American fiction.

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