The Names of Things by David Helwig

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Published by Porcupine"s Quill .

Written in English

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  • Literary,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Helwig, David,,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Literary,
  • Authors, Canadian,
  • 1938-,
  • 20th century

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8214399M
ISBN 100889842868
ISBN 109780889842861

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