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Published by Sarabande Books in Louisville, Ky .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American poetry -- 21st century

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDick Allen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3551.L3922 P74 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 81 p. ;
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23167904M
ISBN 101932511644
ISBN 109781932511642
LC Control Number2007048857

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