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Contemporary New Zealand short stories

Contemporary New Zealand short stories

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Published by P. Reclam jun. in Stuttgart .
Written in English

  • New Zealand fiction -- 20th century.,
  • Short stories, New Zealand.,
  • New Zealand -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementausgewählt und herausgegeben von Robert Zimmer.
    SeriesFremdsprachentexte, Universal-Bibliothek -- Nr. 9035
    ContributionsZimmer, Robert.
    LC ClassificationsPR9637.32 .C65 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination168 p.
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19075171M
    ISBN 103150090350

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