continental short story an existential approach by Theodora L. West

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Published by Odyssey Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • College readers.,
  • Readers -- Existentialism.,
  • Short stories.

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Statement[by] Theodora L. West.
LC ClassificationsPE1122 .W47
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 483 p.
Number of Pages483
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5679989M
LC Control Number69011184

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