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The Imperfect Paradise

Poems

by Linda Pastan

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by W. W. Norton & Company in New York, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Linda Pastan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3566.A775 I47 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 80 p. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2395211M
ISBN 100393025659, 0393305244
LC Control Number87024889

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