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The American novel now

Patrick O"Donnell

The American novel now

reading contemporary American fiction since 1980

by Patrick O"Donnell

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, West Sussex, U.K, Malden, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [220]-227) and index.

StatementPatrick O"Donnell
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS379 .O35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 234 p. ;
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24448331M
ISBN 109781405167550
LC Control Number2009030168

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