4 edition of More short stories from Bangkok & beyond found in the catalog.
|Statement||Bangkok Writers Bloc.|
|Contributions||Bangkok Writers Bloc.|
|LC Classifications||PR9570.T52 M67 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||111 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||111|
|LC Control Number||98949310|
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