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Published by E.P. Dutton in New York .
Written in English

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StatementWilliam O"Rourke.
LC ClassificationsPS3565.R65 C75 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination374 p. ;
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2372480M
ISBN 100525245421
LC Control Number87000481

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