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The Awakening and Selected Stories

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, USA .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Awakening
SeriesClassics of Modern Literature
LC ClassificationsPS1294.C63A6 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 246p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7577371M
ISBN 100451530101
ISBN 109780451530103
LC Control Number84-480

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