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“Finback Whale.” Beacham’s Guide to the Endangered Species of North America. Ed. Walton Beacham, Frank V. Castronova, and Suzanne Sessine. Vol. 1. Detroit: Gale, 2000. Virtual Reference Library. Web. 30 Aug. 2010. Publication Medium.

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Oehlschlaeger, Fritz. Excerpt from “The Stoning of Mistress Hutchinson: Meaning and Context in „The Lottery.‟” Essays in Literature 15.2 (1988): 259-65. Rpt. in Short Stories for Students. Ed. Kathleen Wilson. Vol. 1. Detroit: Gale, 1997. 139-154. Virtual Reference Library. Web. 30 Aug. 2010. Publication Information for Reference Book. Rpt. in Title of Book. Editor. Volume #. City of Publication: Publisher, Date. Page Numbers.

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