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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

Statementby Alice Munro.
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.M8 M66 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination233 p. ;
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3507349M
ISBN 100394529529
LC Control Number82048734

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