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John Fante

his novels and novellas

by Catherine J. Kordich

  • 43 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fante, John, 1909- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Italian Americans in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-149) and index.

    StatementCatherine J. Kordich.
    SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 717
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3511.A594 Z75 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 155 p. :
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6780067M
    ISBN 100805716130
    LC Control Number00025444


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