Children of men a novel by Jeanne Schinto

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Published by Persea Books in New York .

Written in English

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StatementJeanne Schinto.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.C498 C48 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p. ;
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1884566M
ISBN 100892551569
LC Control Number90045495

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