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Australian Literature

An Anthology of Writing from the Land Down Under

by Phyllis F. Edelson

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Short Stories (Anthologies),
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction - General,
  • Australia,
  • Australian Literature,
  • Literary collections,
  • Literature: Classics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9457778M
    ISBN 100345368002
    ISBN 109780345368003


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