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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction - General

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Edition Notes

Penguin Contemporary American Fiction Series

The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9403854M
ISBN 101417618345
ISBN 109781417618347

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