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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby David Lehman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3562.E428 Y47 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23536023M
ISBN 109781439136171, 9781439156261, 9781439154441
LC Control Number2009024143

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