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Recent American short story writing
|Statement||Hans-Jürgen Diller ... [et al.].|
|Series||Anglistik & Englischunterricht -- Bd. 44|
|LC Classifications||PS374.S5 R42 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||178 p. :|
|Number of Pages||178|
Tobias Jonathan Ansell Wolff (born J ) is an American short story writer, memoirist, novelist, and teacher of creative writing. He is known for his memoirs, particularly This Boy's Life () and In Pharaoh's Army (). He has written four short story collections and two novels including The Barracks Thief (), which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for mater: Hertford College, Oxford, Stanford University.
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