The Best American Short Stories 2001

by Barbara Kinsolver

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

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ContributionsBarbara Kingsolver (Adapter, Editor), Katrina Kenison (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL7468699M
ISBN 100395926890
ISBN 109780395926895

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