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Australian short stories

Australian short stories

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Published by Pitman in Carlton, Vic, London .
Written in English

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  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gwen M. Williams.
    SeriesPitman 2000
    ContributionsWilliams, Gwen M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ56.2.P/
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi,87p. ;
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20064719M
    ISBN 100858966166


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