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Idle curiosity

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Published by Graywolf Press in Saint Paul, Minn .
Written in English


  • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Martha Bergland.
LC ClassificationsPS3552.E71925 I35 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p. ;
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1020243M
ISBN 101555972578
LC Control Number96078744

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