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Maurine, and Other Poems (Classic Reprint)

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  • Sales Rank:7,513,729
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Pages:262
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):1
  • Dimensions (in):9 x 6 x 0.6
  • Publication Date:June 17, 2012
  • ISBN:1451016050
  • EAN:9781451016055
  • ASIN:1451016050
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Synopsis
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