Carson McCullers" The ballad of the sad cafe

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-150) and index.

Book details

Statementedited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
SeriesBloom"s modern critical interpretations
ContributionsBloom, Harold.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3525.A1772 B3533 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 160 p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3293315M
ISBN 100791081257
LC Control Number2004012648

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