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Shelby Foote

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • Mississippi
    • Subjects:
    • Foote, Shelby -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Southern States -- In literature,
    • Mississippi -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Helen White and Redding S. Sugg, Jr.
      SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 431
      ContributionsSugg, Redding S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3511.O348 Z94 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination150 p. :
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3483621M
      ISBN 100805773665
      LC Control Number82003071


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