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2 edition of Tropic of doubt found in the catalog.

Tropic of doubt

Susanne Kircher

Tropic of doubt

a novel

by Susanne Kircher

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Susanne McConnaughey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.K582 Tr, PS3561.I683 Tr
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6135705M
LC Control Number53009210

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