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The Italian American reader

a collection of outstanding fiction, memoirs, journalism, essays, and poetry

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Published by W. Morrow in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- Italian American authors.,
  • Italian Americans -- Literary collections.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Bill Tonelli ; foreword by Nick Tosches.
    GenreLiterary collections.
    ContributionsTonelli, Bill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS508.I73 P67 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 547 p. ;
    Number of Pages547
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3562429M
    ISBN 100060006668
    LC Control Number2002029358


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