Designs for reading short stories by Jane Eklund Ball

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .

Written in English

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Other titlesShort stories
StatementJane Eklund Ball
SeriesHoughton books in literature
LC ClassificationsPN3373 .D45
The Physical Object
Pagination250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24226482M

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