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Last stories and other stories

William T. Vollmann

Last stories and other stories

by William T. Vollmann

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death,
  • Ghost stories,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 653-674).

    StatementWilliam T. Vollmann
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3572.O395 A6 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 677 pages
    Number of Pages677
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27161783M
    ISBN 100670015970
    ISBN 109780670015979
    LC Control Number2013047856
    OCLC/WorldCa861478932

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