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High times and hard times

George Washington Harris

High times and hard times

sketches and tales.

by George Washington Harris

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Published by Vanderbilt University Press in [Nashville] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Tennessee,
  • Tennessee.
    • Subjects:
    • Lovingood, Sut (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Dialect literature, American -- Tennessee.,
    • Humorous stories, American -- Tennessee.,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.,
    • Tennessee -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 323-337.

      StatementEdited, with introductory essays, by M. Thomas Inge. Drawings by Mary Alice Bahler.
      ContributionsInge, M. Thomas, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1799.H87 A6 1967
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 348 p.
      Number of Pages348
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5543569M
      LC Control Number67021655

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