The girls on the roof poems by Mary Swander

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Published by Turning Point in Cincinnati, OH .

Written in English

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Statementby Mary Swander.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.W253 G57 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23996580M
ISBN 109781934999530
LC Control Number2009464372

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