Fifty Western Writers

A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook

Publisher: Greenwood Press

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  • Literature: Texts,
  • American Literature (General),
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Reference,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • American literature,
  • Authors, American,
  • Bio-bibliography,
  • History and criticism,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • West (U.S.)

Edition Notes

ContributionsFred Erisman (Editor), Richard W. Etulain (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages562
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10418572M
ISBN 100313221677
ISBN 109780313221675

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