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Modern Persian short stories

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Published by Three Continents Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • Iran


  • Short stories, Persian -- Translations into English.,
  • Iran -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementtranslations by Minoo S. Southgate.
ContributionsSouthgate, Minoo S.
LC ClassificationsPK6449.E7 M6 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 228 p. ;
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4436195M
ISBN 100894100335, 0894100327
LC Control Number79089930

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