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An amateur"s guide to the night


by Mary Robison

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mary Robison.
      LC ClassificationsPS3568.O317 A66 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination129 p. ;
      Number of Pages129
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3186721M
      ISBN 100394522672
      LC Control Number83047776

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