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Modern Arab American fiction a reader"s guide by Steven Salaita

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Arab American authors,
  • American fiction,
  • History and criticism,
  • Arabs in literature,
  • Arab Americans in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references ( p.151-152 ) and index.

StatementSteven Salaita
SeriesArab American writing, Arab American writing
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS153.A73 S33 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 154 p. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24915020M
ISBN 100815632770, 0815632533
ISBN 109780815632771, 9780815632535
LC Control Number2010052845
OCLC/WorldCa681500647

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