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The Best American Essays 1999 (The Best American Essays)

by Edward Hoagland

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRobert Atwan (Editor), Edward Hoagland (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7468263M
ISBN 100395860547
ISBN 109780395860540

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