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Jim Harrison

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Published by Twayne Publishers, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan
    • Subjects:
    • Harrison, Jim, 1937- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Michigan -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-217) and index.

      StatementEdward C. Reilly.
      SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 664
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3558.A67 Z87 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 222 p. :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL809076M
      ISBN 100805739785
      LC Control Number95045851


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