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Girl by the road at night

a novel of Vietnam

by David Rabe

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Rabe
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3568.A23 G57 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination228 p. ;
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24476806M
ISBN 109781439163337
LC Control Number2009048673

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