The gates of even by John O. Thompson

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Published by Ekstasis Editions in Victoria, B.C .

Written in English

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Poems.

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StatementJohn O. Thompson.
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LC ClassificationsPR9199.4.T47 G37 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3747510M
ISBN 101894800125
LC Control Number2003428541
OCLC/WorldCa52554218

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