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Published by Graywolf Press in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementBrian Kiteley.
SeriesA Graywolf discovery
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3561.I855 S75 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination114 p. ;
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1735040M
ISBN 10155597189X
LC Control Number92039956
OCLC/WorldCa27011023

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