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Philippine American short stories a collection of prize-winning fiction in the PALM Council Philippine American Short Story Contest, 1989-1991

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Published by Giraffe Books in Quezon City .
Written in English

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Other titlesCollection of prize-winning fiction in the PALM Council Philippine American Short Story Contest, 1989-1991
Statementedited by Leonor Aureus Briscoe and Anita Merina ; with an introduction by Bienvenido N. Santos.
ContributionsBriscoe, Leonor Aureus.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/00426 (P)
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 169 p. ;
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL650939M
ISBN 109718967168
LC Control Number96946577

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