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Tales from the Irish Club

a collection of short stories

by Lester Goran

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.)
    • Subjects:
    • Irish Americans -- Fiction,
    • Jewish men -- Fiction,
    • Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Lester Goran.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3557.O63 T35 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 132 p. ;
      Number of Pages132
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL801038M
      ISBN 10087338539X
      LC Control Number95037386

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