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burning house

short stories

by Ann Beattie

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ann Beattie.
SeriesVintage contemporaries
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.E177 B8 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL930047M
ISBN 10067976500X
LC Control Number95230121

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and grubby yellow T-shirt.