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5 edition of Asian and Pacific short stories. found in the catalog.

Asian and Pacific short stories.

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Published by C. E. Tuttle Co. in Rutland, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Area,
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, Oriental -- Translations into English.,
    • Short stories, English.,
    • Pacific Area -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.,
    • Asia -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCompiled by the Cultural and Social Centre, Asian Pacific Council. Seoul, Korea, Cultural and Social Centre for the Asian and Pacific region.
      ContributionsCultural and Social Centre for the Asian and Pacific Region.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ1 .A813, PJ441 .A813
      The Physical Object
      Pagination307 p.
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5443402M
      ISBN 100804811253
      LC Control Number73093869
      OCLC/WorldCa1032108


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