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Miami blues

Charles Ray Willeford

Miami blues

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Published by No Exit in Harpenden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : St. Martin"s Press, 1984.

    StatementCharles Willeford.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination213 p. ;
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19273634M
    ISBN 101874061564


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