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- The so much inclusive survey but released of yank neighborhood literature.
- Represents a large choice of theoretical and old approaches.
- Surveys the literature of particular areas from California to New England and from Alaska to Hawaii.
- Discusses authors and teams who've been vital in defining neighborhood American literature.
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