Irish stories for Christmas

by Keane, John B.

Publisher: Roberts Rinehart Publishers in Niwot, Colo

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Christmas stories, English -- Irish authors.,
  • Christmas -- Ireland -- Fiction.,
  • Short stories.,
  • Ireland -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

StatementJohn B. Keane
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6061.E2 I75 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p. ;
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24211060M
ISBN 101879373971, 1570980500
ISBN 109781879373976, 9781570980503
LC Control Number94066094
OCLC/WorldCa31314300

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