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Encounters with American culture

by Peter S. Prescott

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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Books -- Reviews.,
    • Literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- Book reviews.,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Literature and society -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesNever in doubt.
      StatementPeter S. Prescott ; with a new introduction by Anne L. Prescott.
      GenreReviews., Book reviews.
      ContributionsPrescott, Peter S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1003 .P89 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3429098M
      ISBN 101412804965
      LC Control Number2005053814

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