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PL book of American short stories

PL book of American short stories

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Published by Editions Poetry London in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesPoetry London.
Statemented. by Nicholas Moore.
ContributionsMoore, Nicholas, 1918-1986.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20358699M

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THE BEST AMERICAN HUMOROUS SHORT STORIES. Edited by ALEXANDER JESSUP, Editor of "Representative American Short Stories," "The Book of the Short Story," the "Little French Masterpieces" Series, etc. INTRODUCTION. This volume does not aim to contain all "the best American humorous short stories"; there are many other stories equally as good, I. Shortly after the publication of her first book, Travers suffered from a lung ailment. Throughout her illness, she used to entertain two visiting children with stories of a magical nanny. These stories later became the base of ‘Mary Poppins.’ The same year, she published her book based on these stories. The book went on to become a huge.

  The Best American short stories. Topics Short stories, American -- Periodicals, Short stories -- Bibliography, Short stories, Canadian -- Periodicals Publisher Boston Houghton Mifflin Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English Volume 26 Addeddate. The Short Story America Classics Library features hundreds of stories, by American and World authors. From familiar favorites to those you may not have discovered yet, all of these tales are well worth reading, remembering, studying or discussing with friends or classmates.


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