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A Mansion in the Sky and Other Short Stories

by Goli Taraghi

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Texas at Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction anthologies & collections,
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCMES Modern Middle East Literature in Translation Series
    ContributionsFaridoun Farrokh (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9566645M
    ISBN 100292702264
    ISBN 109780292702264

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