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The American Wife

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English


  • Short stories,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

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Edition Notes

Michigan Literary Fiction Awards

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10342209M
ISBN 100472116207
ISBN 109780472116201

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