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Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-307).
|Other titles||Desert reader|
|Statement||edited by Gregory McNamee.|
|LC Classifications||GB612 .S54 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiv, 307 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||307|
|LC Control Number||95005603|
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