Little deaths

by Peter Goldsworthy

Publisher: Angus&Robertson in Pymble, NSW

Written in English
Published: Pages: 146 Downloads: 641
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Subjects:

  • Death -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

StatementPeter Goldsworthy.
SeriesImprint, Imprint (Sydney, N.S.W.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.G58 L58 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1140887M
ISBN 100207182701
LC Control Number94110240
OCLC/WorldCa30150530

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