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Riven rock

T. Coraghessan Boyle

Riven rock

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schizophrenics -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementT. Coraghessan Boyle.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3552.O932 R58 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 466 p. ;
    Number of Pages466
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22856152M
    ISBN 10014027166X


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