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John Updike a study of the short fiction by Robert M. Luscher

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Published by Twayne, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English


  • Updike, John -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Short story

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-234) and index.

StatementRobert M. Luscher.
SeriesTwayne"s studies in short fiction ;, no. 43
LC ClassificationsPS3571.P4 Z76 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 242 p. :
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1737974M
ISBN 100805708502
LC Control Number92043160

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