End of the World and Other Stories
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End of the World and Other Stories by Mavis Gallant

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Published by New Canadian Library .
Written in English


  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction - General

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Edition Notes

New Canadian Library

The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8076729M
ISBN 100771091915
ISBN 109780771091919

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