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The pugilist at rest

stories

by Thom Jones

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementThom Jones.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3560.O546 P84 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination230 p. ;
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1731259M
ISBN 100316473022
LC Control Number92035762

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