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Grand River and joy

by Susan Messer

  • 75 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSusan Messer.
SeriesSweetwater fiction: originals
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3613.E7893 G73 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23057931M
ISBN 100472116991
ISBN 109780472116997
LC Control Number2009004568

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