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Stories by Egyptian Women

My Grandmother"s Cactus

by Marilyn Booth

  • 20 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Univ of Texas Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (Anthologies),
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • 20th century,
  • Arabic fiction,
  • Egypt,
  • Short stories, Arabic,
  • Translations into English,
  • Women authors,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10293376M
    ISBN 100292708033
    ISBN 109780292708037


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