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Contemporary Authors, Vol. 108

  • 366 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Thomson Gale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Media, information & communication industries,
  • Reference works,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • General Biographical Works,
  • Reference,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • General,
  • Bio-bibliography,
  • 20th century,
  • Authors, American,
  • Biography,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages824
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7979917M
    ISBN 10081031908X
    ISBN 109780810319080
    OCLC/WorldCa24564713

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