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1 edition of Short stories by 16 Nigerian women found in the catalog.

Short stories by 16 Nigerian women

Short stories by 16 Nigerian women

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Published by Ishmael Reed Pub., Xlibris [Distributor] in Berkeley, Calif, [Philadelphia, Pa.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, Nigerian (English),
  • Nigerian fiction (English) -- Women authors.,
  • Nigeria -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesShort stories by sixteen Nigerian women
    Statementedited by Toyin Adewale-Gabriel.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsAdewale-Gabriel, Toyin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9387.8 .S55 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination141 p. ;
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3313047M
    LC Control Number2004097107

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