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Limbo, and other places I have lived

stories

by Lily Tuck

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLily Tuck.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3570.U236 L5 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination170 p. ;
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3948986M
    ISBN 100066209420
    LC Control Number2001039216


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