Jackdog summer a novel by Geoffrey Clark

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Published by Hi Jinx Press in Davis, Calif .

Written in English

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Book details

StatementGeoffrey Clark.
LC ClassificationsPS3553.L284 J33 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1018976M
ISBN 101576500837
LC Control Number96076626

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