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The Pool in the Desert and Other Stories (Penguin Short Fiction) by Sara Jeanette Duncan

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsRosemary Sullivan (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7347096M
ISBN 100140074570
ISBN 109780140074574

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