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American writer

shaping a nation"s mind

by Jack Cady

  • 191 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- History and criticism.,
    • National characteristics, American, in literature.,
    • Literature and history -- United States -- History.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJack Cady.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS169.N35 C33 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination372 p. ;
      Number of Pages372
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL33334M
      ISBN 100312202741
      LC Control Number99015928

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