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Victory over Japan a book of stories by Ellen Gilchrist

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English



  • Southern States


  • Women -- Southern States -- Fiction,
  • Southern States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ellen Gilchrist.
LC ClassificationsPS3557.I34258 V5 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2849092M
ISBN 100316313033
LC Control Number84011307

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