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The world before mirrors

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJoan Connor.
SeriesRiver teeth literary nonfiction prize, River teeth literary nonfiction prize (Series)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.O514255 W67 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3413529M
ISBN 100803264550
ISBN 109780803264557
LC Control Number2005029667
OCLC/WorldCa62090791


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