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Great American plain

by Gary Sernovitz

  • 189 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Picador USA/Henry Holt and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle West
    • Subjects:
    • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction.,
    • Sales personnel -- Fiction.,
    • Brothers -- Fiction.,
    • Fairs -- Fiction.,
    • Middle West -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGary Sernovitz.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3619.E76 G7 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination228 p. ;
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3567802M
      ISBN 100312421079
      LC Control Number2002067327

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