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5 edition of Northern California Short Stories found in the catalog.

Northern California Short Stories

Monterey to Mendocino - San Francisco to Truckee

by R. G. Larsen

  • 320 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Outskirts Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12495200M
    ISBN 101598004166
    ISBN 109781598004168

    Dear Friends of the Northern Short Story Festival, After five years at the helm, I’ve recently made the decision to step down as director and programmer of the Northern Short Story Festival. In , I saw the need for the North to have a festival celebrating this precise form. Our region was and is full [ ].


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