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Tall tales from far corners, and other poems

Gena Ford

Tall tales from far corners, and other poems

by Gena Ford

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Published by Elizabeth Press in New Rochelle, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Gena Ford ; foreword by Frederick Eckman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3556.O698 T3
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4607156M
LC Control Number77370502

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