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Double negative

David Carkeet

Double negative

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Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English

Edition Notes

StatementDavid Carkeet.
LC ClassificationsPS3553.A688 D6 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1867938M
ISBN 100671736906
LC Control Number90026199

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