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9 edition of Classic Women Short Stories found in the catalog.

Classic Women Short Stories

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Published by Naxos Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 19th century fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Short stories,
  • Women authors,
  • Classics,
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Short Stories (Anthologies),
  • Audiobooks

  • Edition Notes

    Classic Fiction

    ContributionsKatherine Mansfield (Editor), Liza Ross (Narrator), Teresa Gallagher (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9479137M
    ISBN 109626347384
    ISBN 109789626347386
    OCLC/WorldCa48970358


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