Understanding Diane Johnson
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Understanding Diane Johnson by Carolyn A. Durham

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Criticism and interpretation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCarolyn A. Durham
SeriesUnderstanding contemporary American literature
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3560.O3746 Z58 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25247109M
ISBN 109781611170757
LC Control Number2012008084

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