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Published by Virago in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Originally published, New York , Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1954.

Statementby Eudora Welty ; with a new introduction by Helen McNeil.
SeriesVirago modern classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.E6
The Physical Object
Pagination132p. ;
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22639054M
ISBN 100860683656

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