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American salvage

Bonnie Jo Campbell

American salvage

stories

by Bonnie Jo Campbell

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Bonnie Jo Campbell.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesMade in Michigan writers series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3553.A43956 A8 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22691599M
    ISBN 109780814334126
    LC Control Number2008051203

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