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The Country of the Pointed Firs

And Other Stories

by Sarah Orne Jewett

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Published by Anchor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsWilla Cather (Preface)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7437198M
ISBN 100385092148
ISBN 109780385092142

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