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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

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  • Southern States

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  • Southern States -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementShirley Ann Grau.
SeriesVoices of the South
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3557.R283 H68 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination242 p. ;
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL981996M
ISBN 100807121010
LC Control Number96019612

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