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A Modern Southern Reader

Major Stories, Drama, Poetry Essays, Interviews and Reminiscences from the Twentieth Century South

by Ben Forkner

  • 231 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Peachtree Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • American Literature (General),
  • Southern States,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Literary collections,
  • American - General,
  • 20th century,
  • American literature,
  • Authors, American

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPatrick Samway (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages736
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8390452M
    ISBN 100934601011
    ISBN 109780934601016

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