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The stories of Erskine Caldwell

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens, Ga .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as: The complete stories of Erskine Caldwell. 1941.

StatementErskine Caldwell ; foreword by Stanley W. Lindberg.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3505.A322 A6 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 664 p. ;
Number of Pages664
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL980812M
ISBN 100820316938, 0820316946
LC Control Number96018365

Erskine Caldwell’s first published work was “The Georgia Cracker,” a article. Other pieces were printed in “little” magazines, and then in Scribner’s several decades.


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