The taking of the waters by John Shannon

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Published by John Brown Books in Culver City, CA .

Written in English

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StatementJohn Shannon.
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LC ClassificationsPS3569.H3358 T34 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination403 p. ;
Number of Pages403
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1440726M
ISBN 100963905015
LC Control Number93072442
OCLC/WorldCa30411135

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