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The surprise of burning

by Michael Doane

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Doane
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3554.O143 S87 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination251 p. ;
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24754729M
ISBN 100394558790
ISBN 109780394558790
LC Control Number87045259
OCLC/WorldCa17549466

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