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Paris stories

Mavis Gallant

Paris stories

by Mavis Gallant

  • 156 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by M&S in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paris (France) -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMavis Gallant ; selected and with an introduction by Michael Ondaatje.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsOndaatje, Michael, 1943-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.G26 A6 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 362 p.
    Number of Pages362
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19350777M
    ISBN 10077103282X

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