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summer bird-cage

Margaret Drabble

summer bird-cage

by Margaret Drabble

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Published by New American Library in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMargaret Drabble.
SeriesPlume fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6054.R25 S9 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3028309M
ISBN 100452257611
LC Control Number85008784

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