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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Southern States -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Willie Morris.
      SeriesVoices of the South
      LC ClassificationsPS3563.O8745 L37 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination287 p. ;
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1212836M
      ISBN 100807119563
      LC Control Number94209598

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