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8 edition of Black Swan found in the catalog.

Black Swan

by Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon

  • 104 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLyrae Van Clief-Stefanon.
SeriesPitt poetry series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3622.A585 B56 2002
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination59p.
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3324040M
ISBN 100822957876
ISBN 109780822957874
LC Control Number2004296967
OCLC/WorldCa50869889

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