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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
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Subjects:

  • College readers.,
  • City and town life -- Literary collection.

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Bibliography, p.

Statementedited by David M. Cook, Craig G. Swauger.
ContributionsSwauger, Craig G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14887171M
ISBN 100060413549
OCLC/WorldCa3080194

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