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Swimming toward the ocean

a novel

by Carole L. Glickfeld

  • 220 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Carole L. Glickfeld.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3557.L514 S85 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination387 p. ;
Number of Pages387
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL52488M
ISBN 100375408924
LC Control Number99059640

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