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The Lake Shore Limited

Sue Miller

The Lake Shore Limited

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSue Miller
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.I421444 L35 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination269 p. ;
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24585891M
ISBN 109780307264213
LC Control Number2009046504
OCLC/WorldCa436030019


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