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The best American short stories 2008

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American,
  • American fiction -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected from U.S. and Canadian magazines by Salman Rushdie with Heidi Pitlor ; with an introduction by Salman Rushdie.
    SeriesThe best American series
    ContributionsRushdie, Salman., Pitlor, Heidi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS659.2 .B475 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23041286M
    ISBN 10061878876X
    ISBN 109780618788767, 9780618788774
    LC Control Number2008017929

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