Mortal distractions by Pauline Holdstock

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Published by Thistledown Press in Saskatoon, Sask .

Written in English

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StatementPauline Holdstock.
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.H5483 M67 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3377531M
ISBN 101894345665
LC Control Number2004478085

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