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Kite-flying and other irrational acts

conversations with twelve Southern writers

by John C. Carr

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • Southern States.
    • Subjects:
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Southern States,
    • American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews,
    • Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 1865-

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by John Carr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS129 .C3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 288 p.
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5298660M
      ISBN 100807102423
      LC Control Number72079328
      OCLC/WorldCa556271

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