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Hue and cry, short stories

James Alan McPherson

Hue and cry, short stories

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Boston, Little, Brown, 1969.

Statementby James Alan McPherson.
The Physical Object
Pagination275p. ;
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14995015M
ISBN 100333107136
OCLC/WorldCa24184024


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First published inthis collection includes the Atlantic Prize-winning story “Gold Coast” (selected by John Updike for the collection Best American Short Stories of the Century).

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