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white bone

by Barbara Gowdy

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Published by HarperPerennialCanada in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBarbara Gowdy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.G6688 W5 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 329 p. :
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18765087M
ISBN 100006481213

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