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8 edition of Four Stories by American Women found in the catalog.

Four Stories by American Women

Rebecca Harding Davis, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Sarah Orne Jewett, Edith Wharton (Penguin Classics)

by Various

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Published by Penguin Classics .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7354485M
ISBN 100140390766
ISBN 109780140390766

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