Modern Latin-American Fiction Writers

First Series (Dictionary of Literary Biography) by William Luis

Publisher: Thomson Gale

Written in English
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  • Literary studies: general,
  • Reference works,
  • Reference,
  • Latin American Novel And Short Story,
  • Spanish,
  • South America,
  • Authors, Latin American,
  • Bio-bibliography,
  • 20th century,
  • Biography,
  • Latin American fiction
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Number of Pages400
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ISBN 100810375907
ISBN 109780810375901

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