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The Facts on File Encyclopedia of American Literature

The Facts on File Encyclopedia of American Literature

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Published by Facts on File .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American - General,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American literature,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Reference

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCarol Berkin (Editor), Lisa Olson Paddock (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11359481M
    ISBN 100816041199
    ISBN 109780816041190

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